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Ali Nejad H, Vazirinejad R, Sayadi A R, Hajaliakbari Z, Ali Nejad M. A Survey of the Causes of Suicide in Patients Referred to the Emergency Department of Ali Ibn Abi Taleb Hospital in Rafsanjan in 2019: A Short Report. JRUMS. 2021; 20 (4) :469-476
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 A Survey of the Causes of Suicide in Patients Referred to the Emergency Department of Ali Ibn Abi Taleb Hospital in Rafsanjan in 2019:
A Short Report
 
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         
 
H. Ali Nejad[1], R. Vazirinejad[2], A. R. Sayadi[3], Z. Hajaliakbari  [4], M. Ali Nejad[5]
 
Received: 23/01/21      Sent for Revision: 08/02/21     Received Revised Manuscript: 10/05/21     Accepted: 12/05/21
 
 
Background and Objectives: Suicide is one of the health problems and social harms. Therefore, the aim of this study was to determine the causes of suicide in patients referred to the emergency Department of Ali Ibn Abi Talib Hospital in Rafsanjan in 2019.
Materials and Methods: The method of this study is descriptive. The statistical population of the study was 339 suicide bombers in Rafsanjan city in Kerman province. Data were collected using a researcher-made questionnaire. The software used was SPSS version 22.
Results: Most of the people who attempted suicide (59.3%) were women. Out of the total number of suicide attempts, 6 cases (1.8%) were successful. In terms of suicide method, most cases belonged to drugs (77%).
Conclusion: Suicide attempt was higher in youth, women and people with low level of education and low-income and unemployed people than other groups. Preventive measures should be predicted and implemented by experts for these groups.
Key words: Suicide, Drug, Poison, Youth, Rafsanjan
 
Funding: This study was funded by Rafsanjan University of Medical Sciences.
Conflict of Interest: None declared.
Ethical approval: The Ethics Committee of Rafsanjan University of Medical Sciences approved the study (IR.RUMS.REC.1398.164).
 
How to cite this article: Ali Nejad H, Vazirinejad R, Sayadi A R, Hajaliakbari Z, Ali Nejad M. A Survey of the Causes of Suicide in Patients Referred to the Emergency Department of Ali Ibn Abi Taleb Hospital in Rafsanjan in 2019: A Short Report. J Rafsanjan Univ Med Sci 2021; 20 (4): 469-76. [Farsi]


 
  1. - PhD in Management, Occupational Environment Research Center, Rafsanjan University of Medical Sciences, Rafsanjan, Iran, ORCID:0000-0002-7590-400X
[2]- Associate Prof., Dept. of Epidemiology, Rafsanjan University of Medical Sciences, Rafsanjan, Iran, ORCID: 0000-0002-2224-4159
  1. - Assistant Prof., Dept. of Nursing, Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery, Rafsanjan University of Medical Sciences, Rafsanjan, Iran, ORCID: 0000-0002-5311-5173
  1. - MSc in Nursing, Rafsanjan University of Medical Sciences, Rafsanjan, Iran, ORCID: 0000-0001-7840-3668
(Corresponding Author) Tel: (034)34324155, Fax: (034)34324155, E-mail:zhrooz@yahoo.com
  1. - PhD Student in Accounting, Yazd Azad University, Yazd, Iran, ORCID: 0000-0002-9512-3948
Type of Study: Research | Subject: Nursing
Received: 2020/12/28 | Accepted: 2021/04/10 | Published: 2021/07/19

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