Age and Gender Distribution in Deliberate Self-poisoning Cases

M.R Bajracharya, K. Manandha K.K. Deo, S.K Pahari,

Abstract


Deliberate self poisoning is an important cause of hospital admissions and subsequent mortality. Due to different socioeconomic conditions death rates due to such suicidal attempts have been higher in the developing world as compared to the developed nations. Finding the patterns of deliberate self poisoning and the vulnerable age group involved will enable us to deal with the associated problems.

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