Source: Brisbane, Queensland: The Australian Institute for Suicide Research and Prevention. 43p. SIEC No: 20011430

Males age 75 & over have the highest suicide rate in Queensland. Topics discussed in this report include: trends in older male suicidal behaviour; risk factors for suicide in older men; profile of older male suicide in Queensland 1990-1996; non-indigenous men aged 65-74 & 75+; comparison of profiles of young & older people who commit suicide in Queensland; strategies for preventing suicide in older men; & access to health care information. (72 refs.)