Year: 2006 Source: Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior, v.36, no.1, (February 2006), p.113-119 SIEC No: 20060811

This study analyzed the socio-economic differences in mortality from suicide in the economically active male population aged 25-64 years in Spain & France in 1980-1982 & 1988-1990. Individuals were grouped into 4 categories: professional/managerial, clerical/sales/service, agricultural, & manual workers. The results showed that differences in suicide mortality for men by occupational status depended in the present study upon both the nation studied & the time period chosen for study. (13 refs