|Rates for intentional self-poisoning (per 100,000 population) – for any type of substances including pesticides|
|Authors||Period of study (Year)||Area studied||Rates of self-poisoning by ingestion of any type of substance|
|Senewiratne et al. 1974 ||1971-2||Kandy region||26.2 /100,000**of which 82% due to intentional self-poisoning.|
|Hettiarachchi et al. 1989 ||1986-87||Galle region||54.7/100,000 (all due to intentional self-poisoning)|
|Van Der Hoek et al. 2006 ||1990-2002 Rate for year 2002||Southern Sri Lanka||318 per 100,000*of which 64% were due to intentional self-poisoning 350/100,000**of which 64% were due to intentional self-poisoning|
|Manuel et al. 2008 ||2002||Southern Sri Lanka||315/100,000 (all due to intentional self-poisoning).|
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