ERIC Number: EJ292874
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1982
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Changing Patterns in Methods of Suicide by Race and Sex.
McIntosh, John L.; Santos, John F.
Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior, v12 n4 p221-33 Win 1982
Examined annual official national statistics for specific methods of suicide by sex and racial group from 1923 to 1978. Shifts were found in suicide methods employed, most notably for women and Asian Americans. Generally, firearm use increased among nearly all ethnic/racial-sex groups while the use of poisons declined. (JAC)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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