Year: 2000 Source: Suizidprophylaxe, v.27, no.2, (2000), p.68-69 SIEC No: 20091152

A study of the regional variation of suicide rates over the sixteen Bundeslander of Germany in 1996 revealed that suicide rates were higher in regions with a higher unemployment rate, lower marriage and birth rates, and in regions from the former East Germany. (7 refs.)