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List of Tables
Below is a series of tables, providing selected numerical U.S. and International suicide data.
Suicide and homicide rates are per 100,000 people per year unless otherwise noted. U.S. data are from Centers for Disease Control (CDC), Atlanta, Ga. unless otherwise indicated. Statistical reliability of their data not shown, but avalable at the CDC website (http://www.cdc.gov).
International Classification of Disease (ICD) codes
International suicide rates, 1970, 1980, 1988
International suicide data: youth and overall rates
International suicide rates (1990) for 20 countries by age and sex; sorted by overall rate
Suicide and homicide rates, U.S., 1900-94.
Suicide, all methods, 1979-94, by year
Suicide, all methods, 1979-94, by sex and age.
Suicide, all methods, 1979-94, by age and year
Suicide, cuts, 1979-94, by yearSuicide, drugs, 1979-94, by year
Suicide, non-household gases (mostly vehicle carbon monoxide), by year
Suicide, vehicular carbon monoxide
Suicide, hanging, 1979-94, by year
Suicide, hanging and other asphyxia, 1979-94, by year
Suicidal asphyxia by means of plastic bag, 1979-94, by year
Suicide, drowning, 1979-94, by year
Suicide, drowning, 1990-94, by age and sex
Accidental drowning, 1979-94, by age and sex
Suicide, guns, 1979-94, by year
Suicide, jumps, 1979-94, by year
The following esoteric tables were appendices to "Suicide and Attempted Suicide: Methods and Consequences" that didn't make the editor/publisher's cut. They will likely be of little interest without the book.
Reasons given for suicidal drowning by elderly people, Miami, Florida
Length of time terminally ill (AIDS, cancer) patients would want to live if treatment left them totally dependant on family and friends
Student and pathologist estimates of suicide methods: pain, speed, lethality
Some drugs that can cause unconsciousness
Carbon monoxide: concentration, time, and symptoms
Fatal Drug Toxicity Index
Fatal Toxicity Index for Antidepressants
Nontoxic ingested substances
Long-term outcomes for survivors of gunshot wounds to the head
Gunshot suicide: distribution of target sites
Immigrants' suicide rates, selected countries
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