Two children among 80 suicides in first three months of this year, figures show

first_imgThere have been almost 80 deaths by suicide in the country in the first three months of the year, including two children, figures show. The Central Statistics Office (CSO) has released its Vital Statistics Report on births, deaths, and marriages for the first quarter of 2019.Statistics in relation to deaths are provisional and may be revised as more inquests and investigations are completed over time, according to the Irish Examiner. The figures are broadly in line with previous years. Provisional CSO data shows that 352 people died by suicide last year, and 392 in 2017.In its births section, the CSO found that more than 200 teenagers had a baby in the first three months of the year. Of these, 23 were aged 16 or under and three were aged 15 or under. In total, there were 15,893 births in the first quarter of the year, 7,761 of which were female and 8,132 of which were male.It is 1,234 more than in the same period last year and represents an annual birth rate of 13.1 per 1,000 people, the same as this time last year.The average age of mothers continues to increase and is now 33. The average age of first-time mothers was 31.3 years.The report also noted that there were 1,061 mothers aged 40 to 44, and 101 aged over 45, 41 of whom were first-time mothers. According to the CSO report, almost two-thirds of births (62%) were registered to married couples. There were more than 6,000946 births registered outside marriage in the first three months of the year.Limerick City showed the highest percentage of births outside marriage at 53.9%, with the lowest percentage of this in Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown, where it was 24.9%.Of the 15,893 births registered in the first quarter, 77.7% were born to mothers of Irish nationality. This was almost identical to the same period in 2018.According to the report, there were 52 infant deaths registered in the first three months of the year, equating to an infant mortality rate of 3.3 per 1,000 births.There were also 41 neonatal deaths, referring to deaths of infants under four weeks.According to the CSO report, there were 8,618 deaths in the first three months of the year, a decrease of 7.1%.Cancer was registered as the most frequent cause and was cited in 30.3% of cases. Issues related to the circulatory system were a factor in 29% of cases, and respiratory diseases were the registered cause of death in 14% of cases.Accidents, suicide, and other was the registered cause of 261 deaths, two-thirds of which were accidents. Of the 261 deaths, two-thirds were male.The leading cause of death in quarter 1 2019 varied widely by age group. For those aged from 15 to 34 years, external causes of death including accidents, suicide, and other ranked first (39 deaths).Among individuals aged 35 to 74, cancer was the leading cause (1,299), while for those aged 75 and older, it was diseases of the circulatory system (1,866 deaths).There were 7,197 deaths of persons aged 65 and over registered in quarter 1 2019.This represents an annual death rate of 42.8 per 1,000 population aged 65 and over and represents a decrease of 5.6 when compared with the corresponding quarter of 2018.The number of marriages registered during the quarter was 3,235, of which 120 were same-sex marriages. This is equivalent to an annual marriage rate of 2.7 per 1,000 population, no change from the first quarter of 2018.Two children among 80 suicides in first three months of this year, figures show was last modified: September 1st, 2019 by Staff WriterShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)last_img read more

Doncaster Rovers 2-1 QPR: Action from Rangers’ surprise defeat

first_imgQPR were beaten 2-1 at Doncaster despite taking a first-half lead through Charlie Austin. Rangers boss Harry Redknapp admitted after the game that his side’s defending had been poor.See also:QPR beaten by late goal at DoncasterBond admits Rangers’ defending was poorChairman Fernandes laments ‘bad day’ after QPR suffer surprise defeatDoncaster v QPR player ratings 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 Follow West London Sport on TwitterFind us on Facebooklast_img read more

Draymond Green takes a hit from the national anthem rendition that will not die

first_imgYou’ve got to hand it to Josh Duhamel. Dude can carry a grudge.It’s been more than eight months since Fergie’s squealing, overwrought, comically dramatic rendition of the national anthem at the 2018 NBA All-Star game. And Duhamel, Fergie’s husband, is still taking shots at the Warriors’ Draymond Green for having been unable to keep a straight face.“I was (angry) at Draymond Green, first of all,” Duhamel told Kristine Leahy on her new FS1 show “Fair Game” recently. “I think he owed her an …last_img read more

Martin Jones shines, but Sharks series vs. Avalanche now a best-of-3

first_img[vemba-video id=”van/sc/2019/05/03/bang_3c99a65b-46cc-4fbb-a180-08c4e0f9646d”]DENVER — Goalie Martin Jones gave the Sharks every opportunity Thursday to take command of their second round series and set up a chance to eliminate the Colorado Avalanche at home this weekend.His teammates didn’t quite play with the same level of urgency, and now their series with the Avalanche is a best-of-three.Jones made 25 saves but the Sharks couldn’t solve Philipp Grubauer at the other end in a 3-0 loss at …last_img read more

49ers camp: Nick Bosa walks off after sustaining ankle injury

first_img(CLICK HERE, if you are unable to view this photo gallery on your mobile device.)SANTA CLARA — Nick Bosa’s outstanding rookie training camp came to a dramatic pause Wednesday, when the 49ers top draft pick sustained an ankle injury.An MRI revealed only a sprain rather than a fracture, as was the case with a similar ankle injury to cornerback Jason Verrett, NFL Network reported.Defensive coordinator Robert Saleh, shortly after Bosa walked off the field on his own accord, said: “I think he’s …last_img read more