Citation(s) from the literature library

Australia. 2008 ‘Selected External Causes of Death, Mechanism by Intent, 2006 - Intentional Self-Harm.’ Causes of Death, Australia, 2006; 3303.0 (Table 5.5). Canberra: Australian Bureau of Statistics. 19 March

Relevant contents

Selected External Causes of Death by Mechanism and Intent, 2006

Intentional Self-Harm

Poisonings: 434
Hanging: 940
Drowning and submersion: 41
Firearms: 155
Contact with sharp object: 38
Falls: 73
Other: 118
Total: 1,799

(a) Care should be taken in interpreting numbers of suicide deaths due to limitations in the data.

ID: Q3716

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