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Serving and ex-serving Australian Defence Force members who have served since 1985: suicide monitoring 2001 to 2019
PublisherSuicide Australian Defence Force Veterans Australia
This report is the fourth annual update into suicides among permanent, reserve and ex-serving Australian Defence Force (ADF) members and the first to include the population of ADF members who served in the ADF between 1985 and 2019 by using data from historical ADF personnel systems.
Permanent and reserve male ADF members die by suicide at about half the rate of Australians of similar age and gender, while, ex-serving male members have a higher rate than Australian males.
Australian Institute of Health and Welfare 2021
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29 Sep 2021