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Table 1.77b: Suicide deaths per 100,000 population, by State, 1999 and 2001

  2001 1999
State Number Ratea Standard error Number Ratea Standard error
             
United States 30,607 10.7 0.1 29,183 10.5 0.1
             
Alabama 512 11.3 0.5 555 12.5 0.5
Alaska 102 15.9 1.6 96 16.8 1.9
Arizona 767 14.8 0.5 765 15.5 0.6
Arkansas 382 14.2 0.7 336 12.6 0.7
California 2,829 8.5 0.2 3,074 9.6 0.2
Colorado 722 16.5 0.6 574 13.7 0.6
Connecticut 283 8.2 0.5 274 7.9 0.5
Delaware 108 13.3 1.3 86 11.0 1.2
District of Columbia 40 6.5 1.0 30 5.1 0.9
Florida 2,314 13.5 0.3 2,026 12.2 0.3
Georgia 935 11.4 0.4 873 11.1 0.4
Hawaii 136 10.9 0.9 136 11.1 1.0
Idaho 210 16.3 1.1 181 14.8 1.1
Illinois 1,139 9.1 0.3 1,020 8.3 0.3
Indiana 715 11.7 0.4 627 10.4 0.4
Iowa 304 10.1 0.6 305 10.3 0.6
Kansas 293 10.9 0.6 299 11.2 0.7
Kentucky 495 11.9 0.5 470 11.6 0.5
Louisiana 493 11.2 0.5 518 11.9 0.5
Maine 161 12.0 0.9 175 13.4 1.0
Maryland 454 8.4 0.4 433 8.3 0.4
Massachusetts 426 6.5 0.3 431 6.7 0.3
Michigan 1,051 10.5 0.3 974 9.9 0.3
Minnesota 480 9.6 0.4 437 9.0 0.4
Mississippi 328 11.7 0.6 304 11.0 0.6
Missouri 725 12.7 0.5 700 12.5 0.5
Montana 175 19.1 1.5 162 17.7 1.4
Nebraska 187 10.9 0.8 177 10.5 0.8
Nevada 386 18.8 1.0 402 21.3 1.1
New Hampshire 167 13.1 1.0 137 11.2 1.0
New Jersey 588 6.8 0.3 562 6.6 0.3
New Mexico 361 20.2 1.1 318 18.1 1.0
New York 1253 6.5 0.2 1195 6.3 0.2
North Carolina 995 12.1 0.4 884 11.0 0.4
North Dakota 79 12.7 1.4 73 11.1 1.3
Ohio 1,219 10.6 0.3 1,102 9.7 0.3
Oklahoma 514 14.9 0.7 492 14.4 0.7
Oregon 505 14.4 0.6 478 13.9 0.6
Pennsylvania 1,271 10.1 0.3 1,284 10.3 0.3
Rhode Island 87 8.0 0.9 96 9.1 0.9
South Carolina 467 11.3 0.5 418 10.5 0.5
South Dakota 105 13.9 1.4 103 13.7 1.4
Tennessee 711 12.2 0.5 725 12.7 0.5
Texas 2,224 10.9 0.2 2,005 10.2 0.2
Utah 321 15.4 0.9 282 14.0 0.9
Vermont 72 11.3 1.3 63 10.2 1.3
Virginia 797 11.0 0.4 790 11.2 0.4
Washington 712 11.8 0.4 816 14.0 0.5
West Virginia 286 15.0 0.9 229 12.1 0.8
Wisconsin 638 11.7 0.5 593 11.0 0.5
Wyoming 83 16.4 1.8 98 20.3 2.1
             

a Rates are age adjusted to the 2000 standard population.

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics, National Vital Statistics System - Mortality.

 

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