Year: 2002 Source: Crisis, v.23, no.1, (2002), p.11-16 SIEC No: 20020439

The rates & associated basic demographic features of attempted & completed suicides in a catchment area in Turkey were investigated as part of the WHO/Euro Multicentre Study of Suicidal Behaviour. The rates of attempted & completed suicide per 100,000 inhabitants over 15 years of age were 31.9 for males & 85.6 for females, & 9.9 for males & 5.6 for females, respectively. The majority of attempted & completed suicides were among 15-24-yr olds. The most frequent methods were overdose for attempted suicide & hanging for completed suicide. (17 refs)