oa Central African Journal of Medicine - Suicides in Rhodesia

Volume 18, Issue 4
  • ISSN : 0008-9176



The returns of the Rhodesian Attorney General are analysed retrospectively over a one year period for Africans (271 cases) and over a five year period for Europeans (165 cases). Highlighted are the crude suicide rates, standardised rates, age and sex differences, and the time of year. The methods chosen to commit suicide are markedly different between the two ethnic groups.

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