Over a 6-month period, this study compared referral rates amongst different ethnic groups to an inner city deliberate self-harm (DSH) team, using native British (in the remainder of this paper referred to as whites) as standard and age-standardized referral ratios as the measure of effect.
Indian female rates were 2.6 times those of whites.
Amongst United Kingdom born Indian females, (crude) rates were 7.8 times those of United Kingdom born white females.
Unemployment was associated with a 9 times increased referral rate amongst whites and a 3 times increased referral rate amongst ethnic minorities, suggesting that ethnicity modifies the association between unemployment and DSH rates.
This study suggested that ethnic minority and white DSH differ in important respects ; DSH teams serving multicultural communities may need to develop special expertise to meet the needs of minority ethnic groups.
Mots-clés Pascal : Tentative suicide, Prévalence, Epidémiologie, Royaume Uni, Europe, Ethnie, Origine ethnique, Besoin, Santé, Milieu culturel, Homme
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Suicide attempt, Prevalence, Epidemiology, United Kingdom, Europe, Ethnic group, Ethnic origin, Need, Health, Cultural environment, Human
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Cote : 96-0442434
Code Inist : 002B18C11. Création : 10/04/1997.