Comparing suicide rates: Making an apples to apples comparison

Date: 2018
(For resources, this is the publication date. For programs, this is the date posted.)

Information

Type:  Article/Chapter
Author:  Ramchand R
Publisher:  Injury Control Research Center for Suicide Prevention (ICRC-S)

In this article the author explains how different considerations such as where a person is from and the type of job they do can change the picture in comparisons of those enlisted in the army with those in the general population. RAND Corporation is looking into statistical tools to allow for more accurate comparisons, one of the first steps toward identifying effective prevention strategies. 
 

Populations:  Military Service Members and Veterans
About Suicide:  Data and Statistics, Risk and Protective Factors