Suicide: Wales

Treasury written question – answered on 1st February 2008.

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Photo of Madeleine Moon Madeleine Moon PPS (Jim Knight, Minister of State), Department for Children, Schools and Families

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what estimate he has made of the number of suicides in Wales in each constituency in each year since 2000, broken down by (a) sex and (b) age; and if he will make a statement.

Photo of Angela Eagle Angela Eagle The Exchequer Secretary, Member, Labour Party National Executive Committee

The information requested falls within the responsibility of the National Statistician, who has been asked to reply.

Letter from Karen Dunnell, dated 1 February 2008:

As National Statistician, I have been asked to reply to your recent question asking what estimate has been made of the number of suicides in Wales in each constituency in each year since 2000, broken down by (a) sex and (b) age. (183369)

The tables attached provide the number of deaths where suicide was the underlying cause of death in Wales by (a) parliamentary constituency and sex, and (b) five year age group, for 2000 to 2006 (the latest year available). Figures are not available for parliamentary constituency, broken down by sex and age, as these data are judged to be too detailed to preserve anonymity in death statistics.

Table 1: Number of deaths where suicide was the underlying cause of death( 1, 2) , Wales, by parliamentary constituency and sex, 2000-06( 3)
Deaths
Parliamentary constituency Sex 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006
Aberavon Male 10 13 4 6 8 10 5
Female 1 1 2 0 4 3 2
Total 11 14 6 6 12 13 7
Alyn and Deeside Male 7 7 5 5 6 5 6
Female 1 1 2 2 1 1 0
Total 8 8 7 7 7 6 6
Blaenau Gwent Male 11 4 9 2 11 5 1
Female 0 0 0 2 0 0 2
Total 11 4 9 4 11 5 3
Brecon and Radnorshire Male 5 11 1 2 2 8 3
Female 2 0 2 1 2 5 3
Total 7 11 3 3 4 13 6
Bridgend Male 8 4 7 9 7 8 12
Female 2 0 1 3 3 1 5
Total 10 4 8 12 10 9 17
Caernarvon Male 4 2 1 4 6 3 3
Female 1 1 0 4 4 2 2
Total 5 3 1 8 10 5 5
Caerphilly Male 8 7 7 6 12 3 6
Female 0 0 1 2 2 1 2
Total 8 7 8 8 14 4 8
Cardiff Central Male 3 6 6 6 6 5 7
Female 1 2 3 1 3 4 4
Total 4 8 9 7 9 9 11
Cardiff North Male 6 7 6 5 5 3 4
Female 3 1 1 1 1 1 1
Total 9 8 7 6 6 4 5
Cardiff South and Penarth Male 7 6 8 5 5 4 3
Female 3 1 0 2 1 1 2
Total 10 7 8 7 6 5 5
Cardiff West Male 7 5 4 7 14 3 8
Female 0 1 2 4 1 1 5
Total 7 6 6 11 15 4 13
Carmarthen East and Dinefwr Male 8 7 6 10 12 7 9
Female 2 1 2 2 0 1 1
Total 10 8 8 12 12 8 10
Carmarthen West and South Pembrokeshire Male 8 11 7 6 9 7 9
Female 1 2 1 4 4 0 1
Total 9 13 8 10 13 7 10
Ceredigion Male 3 6 7 9 4 7 7
Female 0 2 5 3 5 0 2
Total 3 8 12 12 9 7 9
Clwyd South Male 5 5 6 5 9 5 6
Female 1 1 1 1 0 2 3
Total 6 6 7 6 9 7 9
Clwyd West Male 5 5 4 11 10 7 12
Female 2 3 4 3 3 3 0
Total 7 8 8 14 13 10 12
Conwy Male 6 6 9 4 3 5 9
Female 4 0 6 2 3 0 2
Total 10 6 15 6 6 5 11
Cynon Valley Male 3 9 2 5 5 4 5
Female 1 2 3 2 2 1 1
Total 4 11 5 7 7 5 6
Delyn Male 10 6 5 8 13 7 7
Female 5 1 1 2 0 0 3
Total 15 7 6 10 13 7 10
Gower Male 5 9 4 9 2 2 4
Female 2 3 2 2 1 0 3
Total 7 12 6 11 3 2 7
Islwyn Male 3 4 6 9 7 4 5
Female 0 0 0 3 0 1 2
Total 3 4 6 12 7 5 7
Llanelli Male 6 8 6 8 4 6 6
Female 3 5 2 2 1 3 1
Total 9 13 8 10 5 9 7
Meirionnydd Nant Conwy Male 7 3 4 6 3 2 3
Female 2 4 1 2 0 1 1
Total 9 7 5 8 3 3 4
Merthyr Tydfil and Rhymney Male 11 6 4 10 4 4 6
Female 1 1 3 0 2 3 4
Total 12 7 7 10 6 7 10
Monmouth Male 6 5 6 3 3 3 7
Female 1 0 2 2 4 0 1
Total 7 5 8 5 7 3 8
Montgomeryshire Male 3 10 4 8 4 6 3
Female 2 1 1 4 2 0 1
Total 5 11 5 12 6 6 4
Neath Male 1 5 10 12 4 8 5
Female 2 2 2 2 0 0 2
Total 3 7 12 14 4 8 7
Newport East Male 6 7 6 4 3 4 4
Female 3 1 0 1 0 3 0
Total 9 8 6 5 3 7 4
Newport West Male 5 5 5 3 4 8 9
Female 1 1 1 0 1 1 2
Total 6 6 6 3 5 9 11
Ogmore Male 6 8 9 5 7 5 3
Female 0 0 0 2 0 1 1
Total 6 8 9 7 7 6 4
Pontypridd Male 10 7 7 7 6 3 3
Female 2 3 2 0 2 0 1
Total 12 10 9 7 8 3 4
Preseli Pembrokeshire Male 8 9 5 6 6 9 1
Female 3 1 4 0 0 0 2
Total 11 10 9 6 6 9 3
Rhondda Male 4 8 5 6 8 7 6
Female 2 2 5 4 2 2 1
Total 6 10 10 10 10 9 7
Swansea East Male 5 7 9 9 7 8 7
Female 2 3 3 3 2 0 1
Total 7 10 12 12 9 8 8
Swansea West Male 7 3 6 6 4 4 6
Female 1 2 4 5 3 1 5
Total 8 5 10 11 7 5 11
Torfaen Male 6 7 4 7 7 4 5
Female 3 2 1 2 1 3 1
Total 9 9 5 9 8 7 6
Vale of Clwyd Male 11 3 8 3 13 5 6
Female 2 2 2 0 3 4 3
Total 13 5 10 3 16 9 9
Vale of Glamorgan Male 8 6 6 7 5 6 4
Female 3 4 3 0 5 2 2
Total 11 10 9 7 10 8 6
Wrexham Male 5 3 5 4 5 6 6
Female 1 1 0 3 1 3 2
Total 6 4 5 7 6 9 8
Ynys Mon Male 4 4 6 7 5 3 3
Female 2 1 0 0 3 1 0
Total 6 5 6 7 8 4 3
Total 319 313 304 332 330 269 301
Table 2: Number of deaths where suicide was the underlying cause of death1'2, Wales, by age group, 2000 - 06( 3)
Deaths (persons)
Age group 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006
15-19 23 13 7 16 16 8 7
20-24 27 25 31 43 19 19 22
25-29 34 34 30 39 28 13 16
30-34 37 33 32 39 32 34 30
35-39 44 38 35 33 37 25 39
40-44 21 30 39 29 31 31 30
45-49 27 30 25 27 33 29 32
50-54 23 26 25 26 34 32 26
55-59 22 20 21 27 24 25 30
60-64 16 17 16 19 16 14 21
65-69 9 16 11 7 18 10 17
70-74 15 10 6 13 14 7 12
75-79 10 11 8 6 16 8 9
80-84 5 3 10 7 6 7 5
85+ 6 7 8 1 6 7 5
Total 319 313 304 332 330 269 301
(1) Suicide was defined using the International Classification of Diseases, Ninth Revision (ICD-9) codes E950-E959 and E980-E989, excluding E988.8 for the year 2000, and the International Classification of Diseases, Tenth Revision (ICD-10) codes X60-X84 and Y10-Y34, excluding Y33.9 (where the Coroner's verdict was pending) for the years 2001 to 2006.

(2) Suicide and undetermined intent deaths have not been included for children under the age of 15 years.

(3) Figures are for deaths registered in each calendar year

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Tony Ainsworth
Posted on 23 Feb 2008 12:10 pm (Report this annotation)

The stats are intresting but draw no conclusion! Of 220 suicies on rail track last year a third were on a stretch of line less than six miles long.

Obviously the Bridgend figures are well out of date now and will increase as prdicted to the MP coroner and Chief Constable and ignored as usuall

The problem with suicide is a reverse of Micheal Pessenger's work with his Gods helment were visions and spiritual experiance was induced by aplication of an alternating current to the temporal lobe. In Bridgend and all suicide locations tested in the past thirteen years a high static field stronger than allowed in experiments was found as the common denominator

There are now committes and experts that havent a clue about geomagnetic forces at play in suicide serial killing antisocal behavoir or health. There will be a report that says theres no link and thats the end. However street crime rises hostpitals fill as do police stations and prisons and no one actually thinks there could be an easier way. Ok you'r not going to do this over night but you can make a start by stopping the suicides in Bridgend as an experiment now.

You could then test areas of choice to see what effect returning alternatibg field has over static fields. Lost confused ok thats also why the public says pylons and masts are dangerous but science says they arn't. Bad science of course it is but the little man can't argue. In testing 2000 people 80% could tell a static or alternating field in a glass of tap or bottled water. 60% could identify a pylon blindfolded
or static and alternating fields in a building. A machine can't.

The ordinance survey map of Bridgend and area shows why schools are poor crime rate high and suicide and despreation extreme, add mining and earthquake or major road building and repair and there's an answer static not alternating geomagnetic field.

Best Regards
Tony

Tony Ainsworth
Posted on 23 Feb 2008 12:14 pm (Report this annotation)

“All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident. Arthur Schopenhauer 1788 1856

EARTH MAGNETISM

What is the common link between unexplained, annoying or serious illnesses, road accident black spots, antisocial behaviour, suicide locations, serious crime scenes and even global warming! A growing body of evidence suggests that the common denominator for many of the unpleasant aspects of modern society is ’Geopathic Stress’! (GS) is a generic term for the stupidity and ignorance of modern man and the inability of Planet Earth to cope with that stupidity or ignorance, on an hourly or daily basis.

While we are presented daily with rainforest decimation, global warming, over fishing and non sustainable development; the largest hidden factor of change is the increasing unnatural static nature of the Earth’s ‘Magnetic fields’ which man creates hourly and daily globally.

The Human body is highly tuned to the Earths magnetic fields as a compass is, so when our natural background is changed; then the human body or mind will react automatically and often adversely to the change if it goes unrecognised or ignored . Any long term exposure to an unnatural magnetic background will manifest itself in many ways, some relatively trivial, e.g. sleeplessness and irritability, but some affects may be much more serious, e.g. Dis-ease, antisocial behaviour and much worse!

While we all know the world has changed dramatically over the last few thousand years, the real question is has Man! Man today is used to something he can touch, see, hear smell or feel, immediately but magnetism and static magnetism can’t be seen, it’s out of the electromagnetic spectrum for the human eye and its sound range is to low and you can’t smell it either? (Allegedly)

The body can feel magnetism and the brain can react, but the brain often simply ignores the warning signs from the body using logical thought, until it’s too late! Humans suppress emotion all the time just like they ignore all the warning signs why the body is in discomfort or distress! Over 2000 people were simply asked to relax by taking three deep breaths and over 80 percent of the trial detected static magnetic field in a glass of tap or bottled water; or a tall building with static field 200 yards away. A pylon or radar mast was recognised by most over 250 yards away blindfolded.

To find out more about static field we could loose ourselves in Coulomb’s Law, Lorentz Force, EM dynamics or Maxwell’s equations to discuss magneto-static or electrostatics EMF, ELF, or EHF INR NINR but by using history and the Gordian knot approach we could highlight our main point simply by proving man has always known about static magnetic fields in the earth

If alternative medicine or therapy is about anything, its about experience removing blockages or stagnancy in different ways, the age old practise of acupuncture in Asia is were blockages are removed from the body to return frequency and while the concept of a needle might frighten some people, the practice of acupuncture is lost in the mists of time where static magnetic field or blockage was regarded by man very seriously. Our ancestors could release blockage they created or use blockage very wisely to defend what they believed important when mans occupation was first getting out of hand, with the effects of hut building or fencing for stock!
Or they could use height wisely and build a domain of direct flowing current to a point while today we use height to our disadvantage as we use it without any magnetic mitigation so always creating static field throughout those buildings. Ninety nine percent of every building; Lamp post; sign post fence post; traffic light; tree plant ; animal and human today is geopathically stressed. The only question is by what degree and you’ve 14 choices of exposure that will affect your life from cradle to grave and there is a strong likelihood from conception to grave should the mother be excessively exposed to static field. There would often be no need to travel to Dorset for the infertile if the home was not geopathically stressed.

While there is no modern concept of importance of place or strength on our geomagnetic matrix luckily our ancestors mapped most of the known world for us at its strongest points and left us signs on that matrix we often ignore or build over today! If these strong places turn static living or working near these sites is well beyond low dose exposure to earth field! Problem estates; areas etc suggest something strong has been built over and gone static that will affect lives long after the problem has been sorted out which could take a whole day? Perhaps our ancestors had more time than we have, or just more hands on the pumps of a sinking ship, but they knew the importance of all magnetic fields in the earth globally and had a full concept of the effects of flow and stagnation Health practitioners don’t, the government doesn’t, councils and business don’t. So it’s all down to you. As the suicides in Bridgend continue, the casualties of major earth disturbance will rise but never make newspaper headlines, but the cancer rate, poor school results and all the figures government wants to know about will increase. If these figures and statistics decrease through fire fighting particular areas the symptoms will diversify. The mind set of the anally retentive is cure not prevention and until that changes never ask why again if you want a serious answer!

As you have seen from the evidence above there is only one historical cause of GS, which is earth disturbance GS fills therapist’s clinics, doctor’s surgeries, hospitals, police stations and prisons everyday and will do so forever until we wake up and start smelling the coffee.
In low frequency fields (Pylons appliances etc) electric and magnetic fields can separate. In high frequency they cannot.
1 Electric fields can’t pass through walls.
2 Magnetic ones can
3 Magnet fields can become static in buildings and yet travel up every wall to the roof by passive transport
4 Vibration is Frequency as Music is frequency Static field has no, or 0 frequencies!
5 Brain wave is also frequency. Alpha, Beta, Theta, Delta. The proof of frequency starts with the lowest frequency of1.5 - 4Hertz in deep sleep and the highest is 15- 40 Hertz in a strongly engaged mind. Acupuncture, Reiki, Spiritual healing Colour therapy and most other therapies work with the effect frequency has on the body or mind!

The breakdown of a normal day on average-
Time in bed- 8 hours---------
In the home, awake commuting. 8 hours
In work 8 hours
The body of evidence is the greatest risk of static magnetic influence is in the home! Taking control of that environment means removing static field in at least some, (If not all) of these personal time zones and environments

Control and management of any condition requires awareness and action! Everyone is responsible for their own and family’s environment today just as they are its heating bills, repair, decoration or taxes! Everyone needs to take back control for a sufficient period of the day to bring about change!