Year: 1984 Source: New York: Appleton Century Crofts. 1984. p.17-31 SIEC No: 19870337

This presentation about suicide statistics includes a lengthy discussion re: The use of the death certificate for statistical data gathering, as well as a brief treatment of the variables of sex, age, race, methods, seasonal patterns & rates. Problems, errors & taboos in reporting suicidal death are described & the need to review & revise data gathering is emphasized. (LH)