Emergency medical system responses to suicide-related calls — Maine, November 1999–October 2000


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Centers for Disease Control
Centers for Disease Control

Published as: MMWR 51(03);56-59. This report describes EMS suicide-related responses during November 1999 through October 2000 and indicates that EMS data would be a useful component of an integrated statewide suicidal behavior surveillance system. A chart of rates of suicide deaths and EMS response to noninstitutionalized residents by sex and age group is included.