Study Guides (248,659)
United States (123,475)
Sociology (461)
SOCL 3501 (44)
All (38)
Midterm

Lecture 3501 Test 2 (got 93% on the test)

9 Pages
50 Views

Department
Sociology
Course Code
SOCL 3501
Professor
All

This preview shows pages 1,2 and half of page 3. Sign up to view the full 9 pages of the document.
Description
October 1 2013 SUICIDEthDepression is the 10 leading cause of suicideElders have the highest rate of suicide in the USSuicide rates peak in the spring and summerSuicide in the USEach year around 3000035000 deaths are classified as suicideThis is about twice the number of homicides that occur in the USthSuicide is the 10 leading cause of death in the USSuicide RateofsuicidesSuicide rate x 100000populationThis gives a suicide rate per 100000 people in the USThe suicide rate in the US typically varies between 10 and 12 For 2010 the rate was 124 For 2005 around 11 This is the year used in your bookSUICIDE RATES VARY BY AGE GROUPAmong 15 to 24 year olds suicide accounts for 20 of all deaths annuallySUICIDE RATES VARY BY GENDER AND AGESuicide rates are higher among men Suicide attempts are higher among womenFor women suicide rate peak between 4554 rate 9 per 100000 populationFor men suicide rates begin to rapidly increase at 65 with those aged 75 and older having the highest rate rate 36 per 100000The rate of suicide for adults aged 75 years and older was 163 per 100000SUICIDE RATES VARY BY RACE andhave the highest suicide rates Typically WhitesNative AmericansWhat is itSuicide Someone intentionally taking hisher own lifeHow muchCould have measurement issues
More Less
Unlock Document

Only pages 1,2 and half of page 3 are available for preview. Some parts have been intentionally blurred.

Unlock Document
You're Reading a Preview

Unlock to view full version

Unlock Document

Log In


OR

Join OneClass

Access over 10 million pages of study
documents for 1.3 million courses.

Sign up

Join to view


OR

By registering, I agree to the Terms and Privacy Policies
Already have an account?
Just a few more details

So we can recommend you notes for your school.

Reset Password

Please enter below the email address you registered with and we will send you a link to reset your password.

Add your courses

Get notes from the top students in your class.


Submit