Impact of the growing use of narrative verdicts by coroners on geographic variations in suicide: analysis of coroners' inquest data

R Carroll, K Hawton, N Kapur, O Bennewith, D Gunnell

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Abstract

Coroners' death certificates form the basis of suicide statistics in England and Wales. Recent increases in coroners' use of narrative verdicts may affect the reliability of local and national suicide rates.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)447-53
Number of pages7
JournalJournal of Public Health (United Kingdom)
Volume34
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2012

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