Year: 1976 Source: New York, Grune & Stratton, 1976. p.25-69 SIEC No: 19871027

Presents & discusses data from the annual volumes of Vital Statistics of the U.S. for the years 1900-1968. The objectives of the article are 1) to make the data easily accessible so that a reader can quickly compare local statistics to those for the entire nation, & 2) to display the results of systematic analytical trend analysis as applied to successive annual suicide rates for the indicated subdivisions of the population. (17 refs.) (LH)