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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2006

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Table 92a
Suicide deaths per 100,000 population,a by race, United States, 2003
    Total White Black API AI/AN
Population group Rate SE Rate SE Rate SE Rate SE Rate SE
Total 10.8 0.1 11.8 0.1 5.2 0.1 5.6 0.2 10.0 0.6
Age, not age adjusted 0-17 1.3 0.0 1.3 0.0 0.8 0.1 0.8 0.2 3.2 0.6
18-44 13.2 0.1 14.5 0.1 8.5 0.2 6.5 0.3 18.2 1.2
45-64 15.0 0.1 16.8 0.2 5.4 0.3 7.0 0.5 6.3 1.0
65 and over 14.6 0.2 15.8 0.2 4.4 0.4 10.1 1.0 * *
Gender Female 4.2 0.1 4.6 0.1 1.9 0.1 3.1 0.2 3.5 0.5
Male 18.0 0.1 19.6 0.1 9.2 0.2 8.5 0.4 16.6 1.1

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

* Data do not meet the criteria for statistical reliability, data quality or confidentiality (based on < 20 deaths).

Key: AI/AN: American Indian or Alaska Native; API: Asian or Pacific Islander; SE: standard error.

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

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