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Suicide rates among teens aged 15 - 19 years

Description

Suicide is a leading cause of death among youth aged 15 to 19 years. Reviews suicide rates for teens aged 15 to 19 for the years 1970 to 2012. Finds that the teen suicide rate in 2012 is consistent with levels seen in the 1970s and 1980s.

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adolescents mortality rates suicide

Title and publication information

Series Title

Health Trends Alberta

Extent

1 page

Frequency

Once

Publisher / Creator Information

Creator
Health
Publisher

Health

Place of Publication

Edmonton

Subject Information

Spatial Coverage

Alberta

Resource Dates

Date Created

2014-02-18

Date Added

2015-10-02T21:28:13.698714

Date Modified

2014-02-18

Date Issued

2014-02-18

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Usage / Licence

Usage Considerations

Health Trends Alberta provides a snapshot on a wide range of health topics. Within a one-page format, they provide a description of a topic, why it is important, and what the trend is like in Alberta. The purpose of these reports is to stimulate thought and discussion on a variety of health related topics, and make known some of the numerous issues dealt with by the Alberta health system.

Contact

Contact Name

Alberta Health, Surveillance and Assessment Branch