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Introduction: Suicide is one of the social and health problems. Epidemiological studies of suicide can provide the basis for effective preventive actions. The present study has conducted with the aim of epidemiological investigation of people who commit suicide among people who refer to Sabzevar hospitals in 2010.
Material and Methods: This study has been a cross-sectional study. Documents of patients have been used for gathering required data. Descriptive statistics were used for data analysis.
Findings: In this study, the prevalence of attempted suicide, has been calculated 1 per thousand. During a year, 471 cases of attempted suicide was recorded in the city of Sabzevar. 305 cases were in the age group of 15 to 24 years old which have been formed the highest prevalence of cases. In this study, women were 288 cases that make 61% of cases. Singles were 289 that make 61/4 % of cases. Most cases of committing suicide have been among housewives with 125 cases that include 26/5 % of cases
Conclusion: The prevalence of committing suicide in the Sabzevar city was calculated 1 per thousand. According to the suicide recording system of health ministry, Sabzevar with regard to committing suicide prevalence, is one of the cities with moderate risk.