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Table 1.91b
Suicide deaths per 100,000 population,a by State, 1999 and 2004
State 2004 1999
Number Rate Standard error Number Rate Standard error
United States 32,428 10.9 0.1 29,183 10.5 0.1
Alabama 541 11.7 0.5 555 12.5 0.5
Alaska 155 23.4 1.9 96 16.8 1.9
Arizona 880 15.7 0.5 765 15.5 0.6
Arkansas 361 12.9 0.7 336 12.6 0.7
California 3,366 9.6 0.2 3,074 9.6 0.2
Colorado 797 17.3 0.6 574 13.7 0.6
Connecticut 294 8.1 0.5 274 7.9 0.5
Delaware 93 10.9 1.1 86 11.0 1.2
District of Columbia 33 5.7 1.0 30 5.1 0.9
Florida 2,387 13.1 0.3 2,026 12.2 0.3
Georgia 973 11.3 0.4 873 11.1 0.4
Hawaii 116 9.0 0.8 136 11.1 1.0
Idaho 236 17.4 1.1 181 14.8 1.1
Illinois 1,028 8.1 0.3 1,020 8.3 0.3
Indiana 704 11.3 0.4 627 10.4 0.4
Iowa 343 11.3 0.6 305 10.3 0.6
Kansas 370 13.5 0.7 299 11.2 0.7
Kentucky 559 13.2 0.6 470 11.6 0.5
Louisiana 537 12.0 0.5 518 11.9 0.5
Maine 171 12.2 0.9 175 13.4 1.0
Maryland 499 8.9 0.4 433 8.3 0.4
Massachusetts 425 6.4 0.3 431 6.7 0.3
Michigan 1,098 10.8 0.3 974 9.9 0.3
Minnesota 524 10.1 0.4 437 9.0 0.4
Mississippi 349 12.1 0.6 304 11.0 0.6
Missouri 715 12.3 0.5 700 12.5 0.5
Montana 175 18.6 1.4 162 17.7 1.4
Nebraska 166 9.5 0.7 177 10.5 0.8
Nevada 440 19.2 0.9 402 21.3 1.1
New Hampshire 133 9.8 0.9 137 11.2 1.0
New Jersey 597 6.8 0.3 562 6.6 0.3
New Mexico 355 18.7 1.0 318 18.1 1.0
New York 1,187 6.0 0.2 1,195 6.3 0.2
North Carolina 1,026 12.0 0.4 884 11.0 0.4
North Dakota 73 11.2 1.3 73 11.1 1.3
Ohio 1,319 11.3 0.3 1,102 9.7 0.3
Oklahoma 506 14.3 0.6 492 14.4 0.7
Oregon 555 15.0 0.6 478 13.9 0.6
Pennsylvania 1,410 11.1 0.3 1,284 10.3 0.3
Rhode Island 85 7.5 0.8 96 9.1 0.9
South Carolina 482 11.3 0.5 418 10.5 0.5
South Dakota 112 14.7 1.4 103 13.7 1.4
Tennessee 792 13.1 0.5 725 12.7 0.5
Texas 2,299 10.7 0.2 2,005 10.2 0.2
Utah 377 17.3 0.9 282 14.0 0.9
Vermont 93 14.3 1.5 63 10.2 1.3
Virginia 827 11.0 0.4 790 11.2 0.4
Washington 830 13.2 0.5 816 14.0 0.5
West Virginia 285 15.3 0.9 229 12.1 0.8
Wisconsin 662 11.8 0.5 593 11.0 0.5
Wyoming 88 17.4 1.9 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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