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Safeguarding rural Australia : addressing masculinity and violence in rural settings : suicide and other violent self-harm in an Australian rural context : analysis of secondary data

By Kerry Carrington, Alison McIntosh, Russell Hogg and John Scott


This report is an update of an earlier one produced in September 2009 (see Carrington et al. 2009) which remains as an ePrint through the project’s home page. The report focuses on our examination of extant data which have been sourced with respect to self-harm and suicide among males living in regional and remote Australia and which were available in public data bases at production time. Moreover, specific areas of concern regarding elevated rates of suicide for rural males and data anomalies which emerged during our examination of these data are discussed

Topics: 160200 CRIMINOLOGY, Suicide, Violent self harm, Rural Australia
Publisher: Centre for Law and Justice, Queensland University of Technology
Year: 2011
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