Rates and Trends of Attempted Suicide in Europe 1989 – 1992 (IN: Attempted Suicide in Europe: Findings From the Multicentre Study on Parasuicide…, edited by A J F M Kerkhof et al)
Schmidtke A~~Bille-Brahe U~~et al
This chapter amalgamates & analyzes data from 16 participating centres. It expresses confidence that comparisons between European centres & computation of trends is valid. Data is presented graphically & numerically in tables. Centres in Helsinki, Clergy-Pontoise & Odense led in male rates; Clergy-Pontoise, Stockholm & Bordeaux led in female rates. Changes over 4-year period: average decrease of 17% in rates for males (14% for females); decrease in all age group rates except 55+ group.