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Will we ever know the true extent of suicide problem in New Zealand?

Posted by te2ataria on November 11, 2016

Sent by a reader in NZ’s Suicide Capital

MoH releases heavily manipulated suicide rates 

  • The female suicide rate was more than twice the male rate.
  • The highest rate among females was for those aged 15 to 19.
  • There were 508 suicides in 2013, said the Ministry of Health (MoH) in its annual report.
  • The age-standardised suicide rate was also manipulated to 11 deaths per 100,000 population, allegedly down from the 1998peak rate of 15.1.
  • There were 541 suicides for 2012/13, 529 for 2013/14 and 579 for 2015/16, according to the coroners’ [still] provisional statistics.
  • There were 7,267 hospital admissions for intentional self harm in 2013,  or a rate of 176.7 per 100,000 population.

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