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Type: Artigo
Title: Suicide Attempts And Suicides In The Pre-hospital Care
Title Alternative: Tentativas De Suicídio E Suicídios Na Atenção Pré-hospitalar
Author: Da Rosa N.M.
Dell Agnolo C.M.
De Oliveira R.R.
De Freitas Mathias T.A.
De Oliveira M.L.F.
Abstract: To characterize suicide attempts and suicides in a city in Northwestern Parana State, attended in the pre-hospital care. Methods: Descriptive, cross-sectional study, performed with pre-hospital care records to 257 victims of suicide and suicide attempt, in the period in 2005 to 2012, through two-dimensional analysis by chi-square. Results: There were 180 attempted suicides and 76 suicides. The age ranged 13-93 years, mean 33.5 ± 15.1 years and most prevalent in young male population. The events concentrated on the months of spring and summer, in the urban area. The use of biting object was the most used method, followed by poisoning and precipitation high places. Conclusion: To know the characteristics, methods and aggravating factors provide subsidies for the implementation of prevention measures. © 2016, Editora Cientifica Nacional Ltda. All rights reserved.
Subject: Epidemiology
Pre-hospital Care
Suicide Attempted
Editor: Editora Cientifica Nacional Ltda
Rights: aberto
Identifier DOI: 10.1590/0047-2085000000129
Date Issue: 2016
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