Guns are the most common method of suicide in the United States, but men are more likely to shoot themselves in the face or head than women are, a new study finds.
But vanity is not necessarily the reason why women who commit suicide..
..with a firearm are more likely to avoid methods that result in facial disfiguration, said study authors Valerie Callanan of the University of Akron and Mark Davis of the Criminal Justice Research Center at Ohio State University.
The researchers analyzed 621 suicides that occurred in Summit County, Ohio, between 1997 and 2006, and found that men were nearly two times more likely to shoot themselves in the face/head than women.
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