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Table 2 Comparison of suicide rates between legal medicine statistics and Death Registry Information System in East Azerbaijan Province during the period 2007–2018

From: Socio-demographic status and 12 years trend of completed suicide in East Azerbaijan Province, Iran, during the period 2007–2018

Years Population Legal medicine Death registry system
N Rate N Total rate Female Male
2007 3263637 248 7.60 184 5.63 2.11 4.27
2008 3289747 277 8.42 203 6.17 2.05 5.02
2009 3296587 175 5.31 131 3.97 1.48 2.83
2010 3358849 202 6.01 151 4.5 1.87 3.88
2011 3301616 186 5.63 139 4.21 1.69 3.23
2012 3334491 194 5.82 142 4.26 1.56 3.46
2013 3400618 168 4.94 121 3.56 1.38 2.77
2014 3408425 129 3.78 92 2.7 1.25 2.09
2015 3526045 159 4.51 120 3.4 1.41 2.64
2016 3506581 183 5.22 137 3.9 1.57 2.57
2017 3518990 227 6.45 161 4.57 1.74 3.43
2018 3572038 274 7.67 202 5.65 2.16 4.18
Total 2422 5.94 1783 4.40 1.52 3.26