The act constitutes aperson willingly, perhapsambivalently, taking his or her own life.
S: SEX Men are more likely to commit suicide than women.A: AGE The ages which are most dangerous for suicide vary over time. Youshould consult current statistics. As this is being written in 2006individuals 15-24 have an elevated risk. Suicide is the third leadingcause of death in this age group.Males over age 75 are also known to be at high risk. Currentdemographics suggest that women in the 45 to 54 age group arehighest, but females in older or younger age ranges are not thatdifferent. After age 65 individuals as a whole have an attempttovcompleted suicide rate of about 2:1. Up to age 65, it is about a 7:1ratio.