Year: 1973 Source: Thesis (Ph.D.)-Syracuse University, 1973. 214p. SIEC No: 19831165

Study of the relationship between the official data on suicides and the structure of the official record keeping agencies, in particular the coroner’s office. Includes an exploration of the structure and process involved in the death certification procedure and an examination of the potential sources of bias in the statistics on suicide. (KB)