The knowledge base provided in this project will the following three main elements:
- Statistics on how many, and who (cf. background variables below) have taken their own lives in Vestland, including an estimate of the number of suicides with a link to traffic statistics, drowning statistics and accident statistics. Current background variables will be: gender, age, education, occupational group, socio-economic status (income), civil status, geographical area, method of suicide.
- Qualitative analyzes of national knowledge about trends and dark numbers in the statistics (mørketall).
- Overview of regional and municipal measures that have proven to be effective in suicide prevention. Of particular interest is the connection to arenas where the county council has a means of action.