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Barbados 30% (n=3) suicides employed paraquat 1984 Mahy (1987) [3-]. Chiapas State, Mexico 25 cases paraquat ingestion (death rate 2 per 100,000 per year) 1988-90 Tinoco et al (1993) [29]. S Trinidad 68% (n=77) of suicides employed paraquat 1996 Hutchinson et al (1999) [31].

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Barbados

30% (n=3) suicides employed paraquat1984Mahy (1987) [3-]

Chiapas State, Mexico

25 cases paraquat ingestion (death rate 2 per 100,000 per year)

1988-90

Tinoco et al (1993) [29]

S Trinidad

68% (n=77) of suicidesemployed paraquat1996Hutchinson et al (1999) [31]

Central America

(Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador,Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua & Panama)Approximately 31% of suicides employ pesticides

1992 – 2000

Pan Am Health Org Epidemiol Bulletin (2002)[27]

Brazil

6.9% (n=553) of suicides employed pesticides in 2004.

DATASUS mortality database for Brazil

Accessed 5 Jan 2007 [33]

Jamaica

43% (n=6) self-poisoning deaths caused by pesticides1980-99Escoffery et al (2004) [32]

Nickerie district, Suriname

50% (n=10) of suicidesemployed pesticides 2004

Graafsma et al (2006) [36]

Highland area of Ecuador

5 suicides employed pesticides (rate 17.1 per 100,000 per year)

1991-92

Cole et al (2000) [35]

South & Central America


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