INFORMATION ON ATTEMPTED SUICIDES

1994 TO PRESENT

SOURCE:   DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH, SOCIAL SECURITY & PUBLIC SAFETY

HOSPITAL INPATIENT SYSTEM (HIS)

Total number of Suicide Attempts aged <=18 for the years 2002-2003          
       
       
                     
Diagnosis Code and Description Board of Residence
Eastern Northern Southern Western **Other
Male Female Male Female Male Female Male Female Male Female
X60 Intentional self-poisoning by and exposure to nonopioid analgesics, antipyretics and antirheumatics 7 52 13 27 8 26 9 37   5
X61 Intentional self-poisoning by and exposure to antiepileptic, sedative-hypnotic, anti-Parkinsonism and psychotropic drugs, not elsewhere classified 17 47 7 22 7 12 16 19   1
X62 Intentional self-poisoning by and exposure to narcotics and psychodysleptics [hallucinogens], not elsewhere classified 7 15 6 6 2 7 3 4   1
X63 Intentional self-poisoning by and exposure to other drugs acting on the autonomic nervous system 2 3 1 1   1 2      
X64 Intentional self-poisoning by and exposure to other and unspecified drugs, medicaments and biological substances 10 38 2 15 10 11 9 25   1
X65 Intentional self-poisoning by and exposure to alcohol 10 25 5 10 12 13 6 7 2  
X69 Intentional self-poisoning by and exposure to other and unspecified chemicals and noxious substances       2     1 1    
X70 Intentional self-harm by hanging, strangulation and suffocation 1 1 1   1          
X76 Intentional self-harm by smoke, fire and flames             1      
X78 Intentional self-harm by sharp object 3 9 3 2 1   2 3    
X82 Intentional self-harm by crashing of motor vehicle 2   1              
X84 Intentional self-harm by unspecified means     1              
Total 59 190 40 85 41 70 49 96 2 8
                     
                 
#These figures are based on the International Classification of Diseases category of 'Intentional Self-harm'

 

                   

#Total number of attempted suicides- aged <=18 for the years

1994-1995 to 2003 2004 (provisional).

 
Gender 1996-1997 1997-1998 1998-1999 1999-2000 2000-2001 2001-2002 2002-2003 2003-2004 (prov)
Male 172 201 187 175 202 206 191 168
Female 488 490 434 406 448 503 449 326
Total 660 691 621 581 650 709 640 494
#These figures are based on the International Classification of Diseases category of 'Intentional Self-harm'