NHQRDR 2010 /T7_1_7-1

2010 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_7.1
Suicide deaths per 100,000 population,a United States, 2004-2007
  2007200620052004
Population groupRateSERateSERateSERateSE
Total 11.30.110.90.110.90.110.90.1
Age0-171.10.01.30.01.40.01.40.0
18-4413.70.113.30.113.20.113.50.1
45-6416.80.116.00.115.40.115.40.1
65 and over14.30.214.20.214.70.214.30.2
RaceAI/AN11.50.611.60.611.70.612.20.6
NHOPI6.10.25.60.25.20.25.80.2
Black5.00.15.10.15.20.15.30.1
White12.50.112.10.112.00.112.00.1
EthnicityHispanic, all races6.00.15.30.15.60.15.90.1
Non-Hispanic, all races12.00.111.70.111.60.111.60.1
Non-Hispanic, Black5.10.15.20.15.40.15.50.1
Non-Hispanic, White13.50.113.20.112.90.112.90.1
GenderMale18.40.118.00.118.00.118.00.1
Female4.70.14.50.14.40.14.50.1
Education,b ages 25-64Less than high school23.90.623.40.620.60.521.70.4
High school graduate23.70.322.30.321.50.321.50.3
At least some college10.50.210.00.210.20.110.60.1
Geographic locationcMetropolitan10.70.110.40.110.30.1DNADNA
  Large central metro9.70.19.40.19.50.19.60.1
  Large fringe metro10.10.19.60.19.50.19.50.1
  Medium metro12.00.111.70.111.40.111.50.1
  Small metro13.10.212.80.212.80.212.40.2
Micropolitan (nonmetropolitan)13.40.213.70.213.30.213.20.2
Noncore (nonmetropolitan)14.70.313.90.314.20.314.80.3

a Estimates are age adjusted to the 2000 standard population.� Age data are unadjusted. Respondents for which age is not reported are not included in the age adjustment calculations and are excluded from numerators.

b Not all States reported education data.

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

DNA - Data have not been analyzed.

Key: AI/AN: American Indian or Alaska Native; NHOPI: Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander; SE: standard error.

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

 

Current as of February 2011
Internet Citation: NHQRDR 2010 /T7_1_7-1: 2010 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. February 2011. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr10/7_mentalhealthsubstanceabuse/T7_1_7-1.html