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Table 1.87b
Suicide deaths per 100,000 population,a by State, 1999 and 2003
  2003 1999
State Number Rate Standard error Number Rate Standard error
United States 31,477 10.8 0.1 29,183 10.5 0.1
Alabama 521 11.4 0.5 555 12.5 0.5
Alaska 124 20.4 2.0 96 16.8 1.9
Arizona 839 15.5 0.5 765 15.5 0.6
Arkansas 374 13.6 0.7 336 12.6 0.7
California 3,396 9.8 0.2 3,074 9.6 0.2
Colorado 728 16.1 0.6 574 13.7 0.6
Connecticut 272 7.5 0.5 274 7.9 0.5
Delaware 94 11.4 1.2 86 11.0 1.2
District of Columbia 36 6.2 1.1 30 5.1 0.9
Florida 2,295 12.9 0.3 2,026 12.2 0.3
Georgia 972 11.6 0.4 873 11.1 0.4
Hawaii 131 10.1 0.9 136 11.1 1.0
Idaho 217 16.2 1.1 181 14.8 1.1
Illinois 1,010 8.0 0.3 1,020 8.3 0.3
Indiana 736 12.0 0.4 627 10.4 0.4
Iowa 352 11.7 0.6 305 10.3 0.6
Kansas 347 12.7 0.7 299 11.2 0.7
Kentucky 567 13.5 0.6 470 11.6 0.5
Louisiana 461 10.4 0.5 518 11.9 0.5
Maine 137 9.9 0.9 175 13.4 1.0
Maryland 491 8.9 0.4 433 8.3 0.4
Massachusetts 433 6.5 0.3 431 6.7 0.3
Michigan 1,029 10.1 0.3 974 9.9 0.3
Minnesota 497 9.7 0.4 437 9.0 0.4
Mississippi 336 11.9 0.6 304 11.0 0.6
Missouri 679 11.8 0.5 700 12.5 0.5
Montana 180 19.3 1.5 162 17.7 1.4
Nebraska 176 10.1 0.8 177 10.5 0.8
Nevada 433 20.1 1.0 402 21.3 1.1
New Hampshire 158 11.9 1.0 137 11.2 1.0
New Jersey 588 6.7 0.3 562 6.6 0.3
New Mexico 343 18.7 1.0 318 18.1 1.0
New York 1,169 5.9 0.2 1,195 6.3 0.2
North Carolina 955 11.3 0.4 884 11.0 0.4
North Dakota 81 12.4 1.4 73 11.1 1.3
Ohio 1,074 9.3 0.3 1,102 9.7 0.3
Oklahoma 476 13.6 0.6 492 14.4 0.7
Oregon 592 16.2 0.7 478 13.9 0.6
Pennsylvania 1,340 10.5 0.3 1,284 10.3 0.3
Rhode Island 84 7.6 0.8 96 9.1 0.9
South Carolina 476 11.5 0.5 418 10.5 0.5
South Dakota 102 13.5 1.3 103 13.7 1.4
Tennessee 762 12.8 0.5 725 12.7 0.5
Texas 2,362 11.2 0.2 2,005 10.2 0.2
Utah 336 15.6 0.9 282 14.0 0.9
Vermont 83 12.9 1.4 63 10.2 1.3
Virginia 808 10.9 0.4 790 11.2 0.4
Washington 803 12.9 0.5 816 14.0 0.5
West Virginia 266 14.1 0.9 229 12.1 0.8
Wisconsin 647 11.6 0.5 593 11.0 0.5
Wyoming 109 21.8 2.1 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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