Year: 1974 Source: Life-Threatening Behavior, v.4, no.3, (Fall 1974), p.139-159 SIEC No: 19820504

Unpublished detailed data on suicide & accidental poisoning from the Ontario Statistical Division, Office of the Registrar General for 1950-1969 provided the basis for this study. Suicide rates have increased from the earliest base for all age groups. Findings also include: poison suicides have increased greatly particularly for adults 30 & over; carbon monoxide suicides have increased for males, as have violent suicides for males under 30. Risks of alcohol-drug use are also discussed.