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Table 3 Suicide and Undetermined Deaths in Females 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 7 2.7 7 3.0 7 3.0 9 4.8 76%
15–24 70 32.4 89 44.1 100 57.6 103 81.0 150%
25–34 141 78.9 174 91.4 217 106.4 172 108.3 37%
35–44 179 112.3 158 93.3 192 109.1 157 103.9 -8%
45–54 231 154.9 151 103.3 179 115.0 153 115.1 -26%
55–64 264 176.3 187 129.6 138 98.4 96 86.7 -51%
65–74 174 136.5 153 122.5 107 84.8 101 102.6 -25%
75+ 114 114.3 111 103.0 118 108.3 78 87.0 -24%
All Ages 1,180 88.4 1,030 78.1 1,058 80.1 869 82.4 -7%