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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2004

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Table 66b: Suicide deaths per 100,000 populationa, by ethnicity, United States, 2001

              Non-Hispanic
  Total Hispanic* Total** Black or African American White
Population group Number Rate SE Number Rate SE Number Rate SE Number Rate SE Number Rate SE
                               
Total 30,607 10.7 0.1 1,848 5.7 0.1 28,642 11.3 0.1 1,904 5.5 0.1 25,809 12.5 0.1
                               
Age (not age adjusted)                              
    0-17 1,027 1.4 0.0 119 0.9 0.1 906 1.6 0.1 91 0.9 0.1 751 1.9 0.1
    18-44 14,928 13.3 0.1 1,219 7.1 0.2 13,654 15.2 0.1 1,264 10.3 0.3 11,833 19.5 0.2
    45-64 9,259 14.4 0.1 353 6.7 0.4 8,866 15.0 0.2 394 5.8 0.3 8,271 16.7 0.2
    65 and over 5,393 15.3 0.2 157 8.5 0.7 5,216 15.6 0.2 155 5.4 0.4 4,954 16.8 0.2
                               
Gender                              
    Female 5,949 4.0 0.1 274 1.6 0.1 5,664 4.3 0.1 326 1.8 0.1 5,103 4.9 0.1
    Male 24,658 18.2 0.1 1,574 10.1 0.3 22,978 19.2 0.1 1,578 9.9 0.3 20,706 21.0 0.1
                               
Education (age 25-64)                              
    Less than high school graduate 3,051 17.4 0.3 410 2.8 0.1 2,636 12.5 0.3 198 4.1 0.3 2,357 16.3 0.3
    High school graduate 8,679 19.2 0.2 484 4.9 0.2 8,176 9.9 0.1 583 4.6 0.2 7,372 11.2 0.1
    At least some college 7,593 9.5 0.1 268 2.6 0.2 7,302 4.8 0.1 388 2.4 0.1 6,649 5.2 0.1
                               

aRates are age adjusted to the 2000 standard population.

*Persons of Hispanic origin may be of any race.

**Includes persons of other races not shown.

Note: The population categories used in this table are as reported from the source of the data (see below).

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Vital Statistics System.

 

 

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