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A Study on the Present Condition of Suicidal Injury in Busan Metropolitan City

  • Crisisonomy
  • Abbr : KRCEM
  • 2011, 7(3), pp.109-126
  • Publisher : Crisis and Emergency Management: Theory and Praxis
  • Research Area : Social Science > Public Policy > Public Policy in general

Bae Jeong Yee ORD ID 1 Park Hyun Joo 1

1인제대학교

Candidate

ABSTRACT

In this study, we used three surveillance data in 2008~2009: National Statistical Office, National Police Agency, and Major General Hospital's Emergency Medical Center in Busan. Using these Surveillance data, we analyzed annual status of suicidal injury in the point of sex, age, occupation, and cause of suicide. We identified high risk group that it was man, unemployed, elderly person, also it was the most frequent cause of suicide by psychological problems. However, among 65 and older were the highest death rate due to suicide by physical illness. This study gave a very useful and important data to prepare suicide prevention program and prepare suicide prevention strategies.

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