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Table 1.82b
Suicide deaths per 100,000 population, by State, 1999 and 2002
  2002 1999
State Number Ratea Standard error Number Ratea Standard error
United States 31,645 10.9 0.1 29,183 10.5 0.1
           
Alabama 514 11.4 0.5 555 12.5 0.5
Alaska 132 21.0 1.9 96 16.8 1.9
Arizona 886 16.5 0.6 765 15.5 0.6
Arkansas 377 14.0 0.7 336 12.6 0.7
California 3,227 9.6 0.2 3,074 9.6 0.2
Colorado 727 16.2 0.6 574 13.7 0.6
Connecticut 259 7.4 0.5 274 7.9 0.5
Delaware 74 9.0 1.0 86 11.0 1.2
District of Columbia 31 5.1 0.9 30 5.1 0.9
Florida 2,337 13.4 0.3 2,026 12.2 0.3
Georgia 909 11.0 0.4 873 11.1 0.4
Hawaii 120 9.5 0.9 136 11.1 1.0
Idaho 201 15.5 1.1 181 14.8 1.1
Illinois 1,145 9.1 0.3 1,020 8.3 0.3
Indiana 743 12.1 0.4 627 10.4 0.4
Iowa 314 10.5 0.6 305 10.3 0.6
Kansas 345 12.6 0.7 299 11.2 0.7
Kentucky 539 12.8 0.6 470 11.6 0.5
Louisiana 499 11.2 0.5 518 11.9 0.5
Maine 166 12.3 1.0 175 13.4 1.0
Maryland 477 8.7 0.4 433 8.3 0.4
Massachusetts 436 6.5 0.3 431 6.7 0.3
Michigan 1,106 11.0 0.3 974 9.9 0.3
Minnesota 497 9.7 0.4 437 9.0 0.4
Mississippi 343 12.1 0.7 304 11.0 0.6
Missouri 693 12.1 0.5 700 12.5 0.5
Montana 184 19.9 1.5 162 17.7 1.4
Nebraska 201 11.7 0.8 177 10.5 0.8
Nevada 423 19.8 1.0 402 21.3 1.1
New Hampshire 132 10.2 0.9 137 11.2 1.0
New Jersey 552 6.3 0.3 562 6.6 0.3
New Mexico 349 19.1 1.0 318 18.1 1.0
New York 1,228 6.3 0.2 1,195 6.3 0.2
North Carolina 986 11.8 0.4 884 11.0 0.4
North Dakota 91 14.2 1.5 73 11.1 1.3
Ohio 1,287 11.2 0.3 1,102 9.7 0.3
Oklahoma 501 14.3 0.6 492 14.4 0.7
Oregon 518 14.4 0.6 478 13.9 0.6
Pennsylvania 1,341 10.7 0.3 1,284 10.3 0.3
Rhode Island 86 7.9 0.8 96 9.1 0.9
South Carolina 440 10.6 0.5 418 10.5 0.5
South Dakota 94 12.2 1.3 103 13.7 1.4
Tennessee 777 13.2 0.5 725 12.7 0.5
Texas 2,308 11.0 0.2 2,005 10.2 0.2
Utah 340 16.1 0.9 282 14.0 0.9
Vermont 92 14.1 1.5 63 10.2 1.3
Virginia 799 10.9 0.4 790 11.2 0.4
Washington 811 13.3 0.5 816 14.0 0.5
West Virginia 276 14.8 0.9 229 12.1 0.8
Wisconsin 627 11.3 0.5 593 11.0 0.5
Wyoming 105 20.7 2.0 98 20.3 2.1

a Estimates 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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