Pacific Suicide Morbidity and Mortality

Timeframe

2016–2017


Funder

Te Rā o Te Waka Hourua


COMPASS staff

Roy Lay-Yee, Martin von Randow


Collaborators

University of Auckland: Jemaima Tiatia-Seath (Principal Investigator)


Description

This study uses hospital record data from the Ministry of Health to examine the morbidity and mortality of Pacific peoples with an intentional self-harm cause of death, 1996–2013. Analysis is by year, specific cause of death, ethnicity, age group, and other variables, and rates for Pacific peoples are compared to those for the whole of New Zealand.


Papers

Tiatia-Seath J, Lay-Yee R, von Randow M (2017). Suicide mortality among Pacific peoples in New Zealand, 1996–2013. New Zealand Medical Journal 130(1454): 21–29.

Tiatia-Seath J, Lay-Yee R, von Randow M. Morbidity from intentional self-harm among Pacific peoples in New Zealand. NZMJ. In Press.