Year: 2013 Source: American Journal Of Public Health.(2012).102(S1):S38-40.doi: 10.2105/AJPH.2011.300487 SIEC No: 20130137

The relationships between military service and suicide are not clear, and comparatively little is known about the characteristics and correlates of suicide ideation and attempts among those with history of military service. We used data from a national health survey to estimate the prevalence and correlates of suicidal behaviors among veterans and service members in 2 states. The prevalence of suicidal behaviors among Veterans was similar to previous estimates of ideation and attempts among adults in the US general population.

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