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|Title:||Suicide trends in Singapore: 1955-2004|
|Citation:||Chia, B.-H., Chia, A., Yee, N.W., Choo, T.B. (2010-07). Suicide trends in Singapore: 1955-2004. Archives of Suicide Research 14 (3) : 276-283. ScholarBank@NUS Repository. https://doi.org/10.1080/13811118.2010.494147|
|Abstract:||The objective of this study was to investigate suicide trends in Singapore between 1955 and 2004. Suicide cases were identified from the Registry of Birth and Death, Singapore, and analyzed using Poisson regression. Overall, suicide rates in Singapore remained stable between 9.8-13.0/100,000 over the last 5 decades. Rates remain highest in elderly males, despite declines among the elderly and middle-aged males in recent years. Rates in ethnic Chinese and Indians were consistently higher than in Malays. While the rates among female Indians and Chinese have declined significantly between 1995 and 2004, some increase was noted in female Malays. Although there was no increase in overall suicide rates, risk within certain population segments has changed over time. © International Academy for Suicide Research.|
|Source Title:||Archives of Suicide Research|
|Appears in Collections:||Staff Publications|
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