Year: 1999 Source: American Journal of Industrial Medicine, v.36, no.6, (December 1999), p.645-652 SIEC No: 20020464

Investigates the variations in the risk of suicide by industrial & occupational groups. It was found that persons employed in mining experienced the highest risk of suicide compared to workers in finance, insurance, & real estate. Elevated risks were also observed among business & repair services, professional & related services, & wholesale & retail trade. When comparisons were made by occupational status, it was found that labourers experienced the highest risk of suicide when compared to farmers, farm managers, & farm workers. (40 refs)