Pesticide self-poisoning is the most commonly used suicide method worldwide, but few studies have investigated the national epidemiology of pesticide suicide in countries where it is a major public health problem. This study aims to investigate geographic variations in pesticide suicide and their impact on the spatial distribution of suicide in Taiwan.
Chang, S-S., Lu, T-H., Sterne, J. A., Eddleston, M., Lin, J-J., & Gunnell, D. (2012). The impact of pesticide suicide on the geographic distribution of suicide in Taiwan: a spatial analysis. BMC Public Health, 12, 260. https://doi.org/10.1186/1471-2458-12-260