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Table 6 Male Standardised Mortality Ratios by Health Service Area Suicide and Death by Undetermined Cause in Scotland 1981 – 1999

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

Health Board of Residence No. of Deaths Rate/million Standardised Mortality Ratio
    Ratio LCI UCI
Argyll & Clyde 909 225 103 97 110
Ayrshire & Arran 676 197 91 84 98
Borders 176 186 84 72 97
Dumfries & Galloway 301 223 101 90 113
Fife 634 197 90 83 97
Forth Valley 496 197 89 82 98
Grampian 1,050 219 99 93 105
Greater Glasgow 2,252 264 120 115 125
Highland 555 294 135 125 147
Lanarkshire 907 174 81 75 86
Lothian 1,399 202 90 85 95
Orkney 50 274 124 92 164
Shetland 47 214 99 72 133
Tayside 828 231 105 98 112
Western Isles 85 300 138 112 171
Scotland 10,365 220 100 - -