Table 7_1_7-2b

2009 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports

The National Healthcare Quality Report (NHQR) is a comprehensive national overview of quality of health care in the United States. It is organized around four dimensions of quality of care: effectiveness, patient safety, timeliness, and patient centeredness.

Table 7_1_7.2b
Suicide deaths per 100,000 population,a by ethnicity, United States, 2006
    Non-Hispanic  
  TotalAll racesWhiteBlackHispanic, all races
Population groupRateSERateSERateSERateSERateSE
Total 10.90.111.70.113.20.15.20.15.30.1
Age, not age adjusted0–171.30.01.40.01.50.10.70.10.80.1
18–4413.30.114.50.116.30.28.20.27.30.2
45–6416.00.117.00.219.30.25.60.36.30.3
65 and over14.20.214.70.216.10.24.50.46.10.5
GenderMale18.00.119.30.121.40.19.60.28.80.2
Female4.50.14.90.15.60.11.40.11.80.1
Geographic locationbMetropolitan10.40.111.20.112.70.15.20.15.20.1
  Large central metro9.40.110.60.113.00.25.60.25.20.2
  Large fringe metro9.60.110.10.111.20.14.60.24.50.3
  Medium metro11.70.112.40.213.70.24.80.35.60.3
  Small metro12.80.213.30.214.20.35.70.55.40.5
Micropolitan (nonmetro)13.70.214.00.215.00.25.50.57.60.6
Noncore (nonmetro)13.90.314.20.314.80.34.30.56.30.9

a Estimates are age adjusted to the 2000 standard population, except where indicated. Respondents for which age is not reported are not included in the age adjustment calculations and are excluded from displayed numerators.

b For more information, see the National Vital Statistics System entry in Appendix A, Data Sources.

Key: SE: standard error.

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

Current as of March 2010
Internet Citation: Table 7_1_7-2b: 2009 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. March 2010. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr09/7_mentalhealthsubstanceabuse/T7_1_7-2b.html