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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2005

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Suicide deaths per 100,000 population.

Measure Source

Healthy People 2010, measure 18-1.

Tables

86 Suicide deaths per 100,000 population, United States, 2002, by

  • Race
  • Ethnicity
  • Education.

Data Source

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics, National Vital Statistics System—Mortality.

Denominator

U.S. resident population.

Numerator

Number of deaths due to suicide (ICD-10-CM codes X60–X84,Y87.0).

Comments

Suicides may be undercounted because of difficulty in the determination of suicidal intent by coroner or medical examiner.

Data are age-adjusted to the 2000 standard population.

 

 

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