National Suicide Review Group annual report 2003

Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/10147/335834
Title:
National Suicide Review Group annual report 2003
Authors:
National Suicide Review Group
Citation:
National Suicide Review Group, 2004. National Suicide Review Group annual report 2003. Dublin: National Suicide Review Group.
Publisher:
National Suicide Review Group
Issue Date:
2004
URI:
http://hdl.handle.net/10147/335834
Item Type:
Report
Language:
en
Description:
This is the fifth annual report of the National Suicide Review Group. There was a slight decrease in the number of suicides registered in Ireland in 2003 and recent analysis of WHO European Region data reveals that the overall rate of suicide in Ireland ranks 17th of the 25 European Union countries. Reflecting on the rate of youth suicide (15-24 years) in Ireland however, it is apparent that suicide is a major public health problem here as the rate returned for young men in particular is among the highest in Europe. On average, there are 26.3 years of 'potential life lost' (years under the age of 65) for every male suicide in Ireland. Furthermore, data from the National Parasuicide Registry suggest that there are over 10,000 cases of deliberate self:harm presenting to Irish hospitals each year, of which 90% are accounted for by people under 50 years of age. The rates of deliberate self harm peak for females in the 15 to 19 yea"rs age group and for males in the 20 to 24 years age group.
Keywords:
SUICIDE; STATISTICAL DATA
ISSN:
1649-3176

Full metadata record

DC FieldValue Language
dc.contributor.authorNational Suicide Review Groupen_GB
dc.date.accessioned2014-11-19T14:30:07Z-
dc.date.available2014-11-19T14:30:07Z-
dc.date.issued2004-
dc.identifier.citationNational Suicide Review Group, 2004. National Suicide Review Group annual report 2003. Dublin: National Suicide Review Group.en_GB
dc.identifier.issn1649-3176-
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10147/335834-
dc.descriptionThis is the fifth annual report of the National Suicide Review Group. There was a slight decrease in the number of suicides registered in Ireland in 2003 and recent analysis of WHO European Region data reveals that the overall rate of suicide in Ireland ranks 17th of the 25 European Union countries. Reflecting on the rate of youth suicide (15-24 years) in Ireland however, it is apparent that suicide is a major public health problem here as the rate returned for young men in particular is among the highest in Europe. On average, there are 26.3 years of 'potential life lost' (years under the age of 65) for every male suicide in Ireland. Furthermore, data from the National Parasuicide Registry suggest that there are over 10,000 cases of deliberate self:harm presenting to Irish hospitals each year, of which 90% are accounted for by people under 50 years of age. The rates of deliberate self harm peak for females in the 15 to 19 yea"rs age group and for males in the 20 to 24 years age group.en_GB
dc.language.isoenen
dc.publisherNational Suicide Review Groupen_GB
dc.subjectSUICIDEen_GB
dc.subjectSTATISTICAL DATAen_GB
dc.titleNational Suicide Review Group annual report 2003en_GB
dc.typeReporten
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