Suicide Rates by Major Occupational Group — 17 States, 2012 and 2015 (US - CDC; Nov. 2018)

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Suicide Rates by Major Occupational Group — 17 States, 2012 and 2015 (US - CDC; Nov. 2018)

Post by admin » May 18th, 2019, 6:43 am

'Summary

What is already known about this topic?

From 2000 to 2016, the U.S. suicide rate among working aged (16–64 years) adults increased 34% from 12.9 per 100,000 population to 17.3.

What is added by this report?

2012 and 2015 National Violent Death Reporting System data from 17 states indicated the major occupational group with the highest male suicide rate was Construction and Extraction (43.6 [2012] and 53.2 [2015]). The Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media major occupation group had the highest female suicide rate in 2012 (11.7) and 2015 (15.6).

What are the implications for public health practice?

A comprehensive approach to suicide prevention, including workplace-based approaches, is needed. ' [..]

This reasearch-article has been published by: the 'Centers for Disease Control and Prevention' (US-CDC), on November 16, 2018.


Link to the entire article: https://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/67/wr/mm6745a1.htm




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