Ecuador: WHO reports suicide rate between 2000 and 2012, increase of 3.4%

Posted on September 4, 2014 • Filed under: Ecuador, Latin America Health, Social Issues reported according to these data, 2012 the rate of suicide in Ecuador, with respect to the year 2000, increased by 3.4%. In the division by sex, femenidos suicide rate decreased by 8%, while they rose 9% male suicides. The report specifies, on Ecuador and other countries, to the civil registry has low coverage and high proportion of deaths due to undetermined causes. Meanwhile, the further decline took place in Venezuela with 61.3% less suicide, until the 748; While in Argentina it decreased by 17.1% and 27.1% However, the suicide rate rose by 16.6% in Mexico, until the 4.951, and 14.3% in Chile, to the 2,262. Read Article

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