Year: 1985 Source: American Journal of Epidemiology, v.121, no.3, (1985), p.391-402 SIEC No: 19870568

Death certificate information identified 9245 white & 3508 non-white farmers who died in North Carolina from 1976-78. 555 of these deaths were due to external causes, including suicide. The proportional mortality ratio for suicide for both white & nonwhite farmers was elevated, confirming results of other studies. (37 refs.) (LH)