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Table 1.68b: National Treatment of Depression, 1999

Deaths due to suicide per 100,000 population, United States, 1999a
Population group Number Rateb
Total 29,183 10.7
Age (not age adjusted)
0-17 1,004 1.4
18-44 14,713 13.5
45-64 7,977 13.5
65 and over 5,489 15.9
American Indian or Alaska Native 291 11.8
Asian or Pacific Islander 657 6.4
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander DNC DNC
Black or African American 1,948 5.7
White 26,287 11.5
Hispanic 1,693 6.1
Total, non-Hispanic 27,370 11.1
Black or African American 1,922 5.9
White 24,528 12.1
Female 5,741 4.1
Male 23,442 18.2
Education (age 25-64)
Less than high school 2,988 17.7
High school graduate 8,104 18.4
At least some college 6,872 9.4

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 1.68a: National Treatment of Depression, 2000 Table 1.68c: Treatment of Depression by State, 2000

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