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  1. Suicide attempted by burning in Brazil.

    Article - En anglais

    From 1984 through 1995, a total of 82 patients were admitted to the Burn Center of the University Hospital of Ribeirao Preto, University of Sao Paulo with a history of attempted suicide.

    Fifty-eight patients were female and 24 were male.

    The mean burned surface area (BSA) was 52.4 per cent and the mortality rate was 44 per cent.

    Methyl alcohol was used by 87.5 per cent of the patients to ignite the fire.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Suicide, Prévalence, Facteur risque, Brûlure, Epidémiologie, Etiologie, Analyse statistique, Brésil, Amérique du Sud, Amérique, Homme, Système nerveux pathologie, Psychopathologie, Traumatisme, Peau pathologie

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Suicide, Prevalence, Risk factor, Burn, Epidemiology, Etiology, Statistical analysis, Brazil, South America, America, Human, Nervous system diseases, Psychopathology, Trauma, Skin disease

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 97-0369920

    Code Inist : 002B18C11. Création : 12/09/1997.