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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2005

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Table 86b
Suicide deaths per 100,000 populationa, by ethnicity, United States, 2002
Population group Total Non-Hispanic Hispanic (all races)
All races White Black 
Rate SE Rate SE Rate SE Rate SE Rate SE
Total Total 10.9 0.1 11.6 0.1 12.9 0.1 5.4 0.1 5.7 0.1
Age (not age adjusted) 0-17 1.3 0.0 1.4 0.0 1.6 0.1 0.7 0.1 0.9 0.1
18-44 13.4 0.1 14.6 0.1 16.3 0.1 8.6 0.2 7.0 0.2
45-64 14.9 0.1 15.5 0.2 17.4 0.2 5.5 0.3 7.1 0.4
65 and over 15.6 0.2 15.9 0.2 17.2 0.2 5.1 0.4 8.5 0.7
Gender Female 4.2 0.1 4.5 0.1 5.1 0.1 1.6 0.1 1.8 0.1
Male 18.4 0.1 19.5 0.1 21.4 0.1 10.0 0.3 9.9 0.3

a Estimates are age adjusted to the 2000 standard population, except where indicated.

Key: SE: Standard error.

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

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