Year: 1974 Source: Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica, v.50, (1974), p.625-635 SIEC No: 19820423

The incidence of death by poisoning is the same in England and Scotland.The differences in the two countries’ official statistics for the suicide rate,undetermined death and accidental death rates from poisoning differ.The differences are probably caused by varying medico-legal procedures which classify deaths according to motivation.