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Suicide in doctors: a study of risk according to gender, seniority and specialty in medical practitioners in England and Wales, 1979-1995.

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STUDY OBJECTIVE: To investigate the suicide risk of doctors in England and Wales, according to gender, seniority and specialty. DESIGN: Retrospective cohort study. Suicide rates calculated by gender, age, specialty, seniority and time period. Standardised mortality ratios calculated for suicide (1991-1995), adjusted for age and sex. SETTING: England and Wales. SUBJECTS: Doctors in the National Health Service who died by suicide between 1979 and 1995, identified by death certificates. Populati...

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10.1136/jech.55.5.296

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Primary Care Health Sciences
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Psychiatry
Journal:
Journal of epidemiology and community health
Volume:
55
Issue:
5
Pages:
296-300
Publication date:
2001-05-05
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EISSN:
1470-2738
ISSN:
0143-005X
URN:
uuid:68231458-2b46-410c-9f98-d4e03f60d4c6
Source identifiers:
168216
Local pid:
pubs:168216

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