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Table 2 Suicide and Undetermined Deaths in Males in Scotland 1981 – 1999 By Age Group and Time Period

From: Trends in suicide in Scotland 1981 – 1999: age, method and geography

  1981–1985 1986–1990 1991–1995 1996–1999  
Age group No. of deaths Rate per million No. of deaths Rate per million No. of deaths Rate per million No. of deaths Rate per million % change from first to last period
<15 years 11 4.1 11 4.5 25 10.1 19 9.7 137%
15–24 317 141.0 440 208.3 467 257.2 369 278.0 97%
25–34 410 226.1 536 276.1 736 355.9 677 421.4 86%
35–44 422 268.5 470 279.2 594 340.8 506 338.0 26%
45–54 437 311.0 420 301.6 473 313.6 377 290.6 -7%
55–64 382 290.7 339 263.3 306 241.3 229 226.4 -22%
65–74 228 244.6 223 238.5 212 216.0 200 254.3 4%
75+ 117 253.6 148 287.8 135 253.6 129 278.8 10%
All Ages 2,324 187.0 2,587 209.7 2,948 237.8 2,506 252.1 35%