Table 1

 Description of the cases and 1998 estimation of population at the local authority level in the North West Government Office Region

MinimumMaximumMean (SD)
The minimum and maximum observed number of suicides and the estimation of population sizes for six groups categorised by age and sex.
Male suicide
    10–29 years04510.26 (8.33)
    30–49 years38319.02 (15.66)
    ≥50 years23211.72 (7.21)
Female suicide
    10–29 years0122.42 (2.51)
    30–49 years0255.14 (5.51)
    ≥50 years0175.70 (4.06)
Male population
    10–29 years61736977721487.21 (14361.87)
    30–49 years71576645223068.81 (13860.27)
    ≥50 years86176022523517.95 (12827.32)
Female population
    10–29 years55526695120338.40 (13719.46)
    30–49 years67246695422593.77 (13804.47)
v≥50 years98567529328527.86 (16174.51)