Year: 1985 Source: Annual Meeting of the American Association of Suicidology, (18th: 1985: Toronto), p.47-49 SIEC No: 19851068

Twenty notes left by completed suicides were compared with a like number written by those who were not successful in the attempt. The most striking difference was that 75% of completed suicides used firearms, while only one elderly attempter used this method. Similarities & differences between groups are listed.