ERIC Number: EJ253479
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1981
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Suicide among Minority Elderly: A Preliminary Investigation.
McIntosh, John L.; Santos, John F.
Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior, v11 n3 p151-66 Fall 1981
An investigation of official 1976 suicide statistics among minority elderly revealed that suicide rates are highest among the old for Chinese, Japanese, and Filipino Americans. Among Blacks and Native Americans, however, suicide rates are extremely low for the aged. Suggests explanations for these findings. (Author)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
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