Year: 1994 Source: The Netherlands: DSWO Press, Leiden University, 1994. p.253-262 SIEC No: 19940808

This chapter reports on a case control study of 508 attempted suicide patients referred to a hospital & a control group of 1608 residents. This data were provided at the conference in The Netherlands when WHO/EURO study results were released. The epidemiological approach & multivariate logistic regression used, proved useful in calculating the strength of associations between attempted suicide & sociodemographic or socioeconomic characteristics. Findings & methodological issues are discussed.