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Cluster of Suicides and Suicide Attempts—New Jersey

JAMA. 1988;259(18):2666-2668. doi:10.1001/jama.1988.03720180014007.
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Population estimates for later years were not available.
The earlier deaths were from suicide and unintentional injuries.


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