Year: 1977 Source: Journal of the American Veterinarian Medical Association, v.170, (1977), p.1071-1075 SIEC No: 20031001

A study was conducted on 486 Illinois veterinarians who died between 1950 & 1973. The number of deaths was lower than expected among private practitioners, as compared with veterinarians in other specialty categories. Among the findings, for the year 1970, the number of suicides exceeded the expected value. (8 refs)