CDC retracts farmer suicide data |

CDC retracts farmer suicide data

The Centers for Disease Control has retracted its finding that farmers have the highest suicide rate, a statistic that has played a role in policy development, The New Food Economy reported.

The CDC classified farmers along with farming, fishing and forestry workers but they should have been classified as managers. The CDC “has yet to release a suicide rate for farmers,” The New Food Economy said.


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