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ERIC Number: EJ433980
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1991
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ISSN: ISSN-0090-0036
Suicides among Older United States Residents: Epidemiologic Characteristics and Trends.
Meehan, Patrick J.; And Others
American Journal of Public Health, v81 n9 p1198-1200 Sep 1991
Suicide mortality rates are analyzed for older adults (Blacks, Whites, males, and females) using national mortality data for 1980 through 1986. Elderly White males have the highest rates and have experienced an increase of 23 percent. The rate for Black males rose by 42 percent. Implications for social policy are discussed. (SLD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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