Men aged 40-59 years

Protective and risk factors for suicide and attempted suicide among men aged 40-59 years


For every woman who commit suicide there are three men. From 2003-2013, the suicide rate i Denmark decreased with 28 %. Among men aged 40-59 years the decline is only 7 %. It is important to examine the risk and the protective factors for suicidal behaviour for men aged 40-59 years.


The purpose is to examine protective and risk factors for suicide and suicide attempts among men aged 40-59 years.



Financial support

Supported by the Ministry for Children and Social Affairs.

Udgivet den 14. March 2017