Suicide means among decedents aged 50+ years, 2005-2014: Trends and associations with sociodemographic and precipitating factors.
Choi, N., DiNitto, d., Marti, C., Kaplan, M., & Conwell,Y.
•In 2005–2014, firearms remained the most frequently used late life suicide means.
•Firearm use decreased among men aged 50–64 but not the other gender by age groups.
•Among men aged 65+, death by overdose increased.
•Physical health was a significant factor for firearm use among men.
•Mental health problems were associated with hanging/suffocation and overdose only.