Suicide rates by occupation group-17 states, 2012.

In 2012, approximately 40,000 suicides were reported in the United States, making suicide the 10th leading reported cause of death for persons aged ≥16 years (1). From 2000 to 2012, rates of suicide among persons in this age group increased 21.1%, from 13.3 per 100,000 to 16.1 (1). To inform suicide prevention efforts, CDC analyzed […]

The Impact of Psychosocial Work Conditions on Attempted and Completed Suicide Among Western Canadian Sawmill Workers

Using a large cohort of western Canadian sawmill workers (n=28,794), the association between psychosocial work conditions & attempted & completed suicide was investigated. Records of attempted & completed suicide were accessed through a provincial hospital discharge registry to identify cases that were then matched using a nested case control method. In multivariate models, controlling for […]