METHOD OF SUICIDE
In 2006 the most frequent method of suicide was hanging (X70), which was used in half (52%) of all suicide deaths. Poisoning by drugs was used in 10.3% and poisoning by other methods (including by motor vehicle exhaust) was used in 14% of suicide deaths. Methods using firearms accounted for 8.6% of suicide deaths. The remaining suicide deaths included deaths from drowning, jumping from a high place, and other methods.