Spatial–temporal analysis of suicide clusters for suicide prevention in Hong Kong: A territory-wide study using 2014– 2018 Hong Kong Coroner’s Court reports

Background This study aimed to (i) identify high-risk suicide-methods clusters, based on location of residence and suicide incidence; and (ii) compare the characteristics of cases and spatial units inside and outside clusters. Methods Suicide data of 4672 cases was obtained from the Coroner’s Court reports in Hong Kong (2014–2018). Monthly aggregated suicide numbers based on […]