Year: 1994 Source: The Netherlands: DSWO Press, Leiden University, 1994. p.17-33 SIEC No: 19940794

This chapter presents parasuicide (PS) data for a 3-year period. 25 items common to the WHO/EURO study plus 21 social & clinical variables selected for this area of Norway were monitored. 964 persons were involved in 1253 PS events (58% females, 42% males). Male rates were virtually unchanged in the 3-year period, female rates were relatively stable. Rates were highest in the 25-29 year age group (both sexes). 40% reported previous attempt(s).