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Table 1.68a: National Treatment of Depression, 2000

Deaths due to suicide per 100,000 population, United States, 2000a
Population group Number Rateb
Total 29,343 10.6
Age (not age adjusted)
0-17 1,089 1.5
18-44 14,566 13.4
45-64 8,382 13.7
65 and over 5,306 15.3
American Indian or Alaska Native 297 12.0
Asian or Pacific Islander 615 5.8
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander DNC DNC
Black or African American 1,962 5.6
White 26,469 11.5
Hispanic 1,786 6.1
Total, non-Hispanic 27,422 11.1
Black or African American 1,923 5.8
White 24,613 12.1
Female 5,732 4.0
Male 23,611 18.1
Education (age 25-64)
Less than high school 3,032 18.4
High school graduate 8,236 18.8
At least some college 6,971 9.3

a Measure is age adjusted.

b 1990-based postcensal population estimates were used to calculate death rates;  future reports will present rates based on intercensal population estimates for 1998 and 1999 and bridged-race population estimates for 2000 and subsequent years.

DNC - Data system does not collect data for this population.

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

Table 1.67: National Treatment of Depression, 1998-2001 Table 1.68b: National Treatment of Depression, 1999

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