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    Suicide rates vary widely from country to country. What factors besides religion might help account for the differences? Resources are listed.

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    Although this topic is widely debated and vast, I offer some data and ideas to help:

    As you consider other factors, besides religion, you might also examine other contributing factors. You might list a country's population size, mean or average ages of citizens and the distribution of ages. You might also look at gender distribution. Research also cites "sociocultural ethos, extent of sociotechnological development, availability of methods for suicide and intervention efforts" (http://www.searo.who.int/en/Section1174/Section1199/Section1567/Section1824_8078.htm) as other possible reasons.

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