T7_1_7_3b

2011 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports

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Table 7_1_7.3b
Suicide deaths per 100,000 population,a by ethnicity, United States, 2007
    Non-Hispanic  
  TotalAll racesWhiteBlackHispanic, all races
Population groupRateSERateSERateSERateSERateSE
Total 11.30.112.00.113.50.15.10.16.00.1
Age, not age adjusted0-171.10.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
18-4413.70.114.90.116.80.28.10.27.90.2
45-6416.80.117.70.220.20.25.60.37.80.3
65 and over14.30.214.70.216.20.23.80.37.50.5
GenderFemale4.70.15.00.15.70.11.80.11.90.1
Male18.40.119.70.121.90.19.00.210.10.2
Geographic locationbMetropolitan10.70.111.50.113.20.15.10.15.80.1
  Large central metropolitan9.70.110.80.113.40.25.20.25.40.2
  Large fringe metropolitan10.10.110.60.111.80.14.90.25.10.3
  Medium metropolitan12.00.112.60.213.90.25.10.37.10.3
  Small metropolitan13.10.213.60.214.60.35.20.47.20.6
Micropolitan13.40.213.80.214.70.25.00.47.60.7
Noncore14.70.315.00.315.70.34.60.59.21.0

a. Estimates are age adjusted to 2000 U.S. 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.

 

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Internet Citation: T7_1_7_3b: 2011 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. March 2012. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr11/7_mentalhealthsubstanceabuse/T7_1_7_3b.html