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Death Rate due to Suicide

Shows the death rate per 100,000 population due to suicide. Suicide is a serious public health problem that can have lasting harmful effects on individuals, families, and communities. While its causes are complex and determined by multiple factors, the goal of suicide prevention is simple: Reduce factors that increase risk (i.e. risk factors) and increase factors that promote resilience (i.e. protective factors). Ideally, prevention addresses all levels of influence: individual, relationship, community, and societal. Effective prevention strategies are needed to promote awareness of suicide and encourage a commitment to social change.

Measurement Period: 2016
Value: 16.1
HP 2020 Target:Healthy People 2020 target: Reduce the suicide rate to 10.2 suicides per 100,000 population.





HP 2020

  • 2.6
  • 40.6
  • 77.861

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Historical Data

  • Measurement Period Value
    2016 16.1
    2015 28
    2014 23.9
    2012 20
    2011 21
    2010 25
    2009 24.3
    2008 18.9
    2007 20.6

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