The influences of place of birth and socioeconomic factors on attempted suicide in a defined population of 4.5 million people.

@article{Westman2003TheIO,
  title={The influences of place of birth and socioeconomic factors on attempted suicide in a defined population of 4.5 million people.},
  author={Jeanette Westman and Jan Hasselstrom and Sven-erik Johansson and Jan Sundquist},
  journal={Archives of general psychiatry},
  year={2003},
  volume={60 4},
  pages={
          409-14
        }
}
BACKGROUND Our knowledge of the influence of place of birth and socioeconomic status on attempted suicide in a defined national population is limited. METHODS The study population at baseline in 1993 included approximately 4.5 million Swedish persons aged 25 to 64 years, of whom 570 000 had been born abroad. Each individual was tracked until attempted suicide, remigration, death, or the end of the study on December 31, 1998. The Cox regression was used in the analysis. RESULTS Labor… CONTINUE READING
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