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Suicide in Singapore: a changing sex ratio over the last decade.

Authors
  • Parker, G
  • Yap, H L
Type
Published Article
Journal
Singapore Medical Journal
Publisher
Singapore Medical Journal
Publication Date
Jan 01, 2001
Volume
42
Issue
1
Pages
11–14
Identifiers
PMID: 11361231
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

The previous distinct male preponderance in suicide,which had progressively diminished by the early eighties, has become distinct again, but is now seemingly more driven by a disproportionate decline in the absolute rate of suicides in younger females. We speculate on possible social determinants of this intriguing epidemiological trend.

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