T7_1_7_3c

2011 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_7.3c
Suicide deaths per 100,000 population,a by education,b United States, 2007
  TotalLess than high schoolHigh school graduateAt least some college
Population groupRateSERateSERateSERateSE
Total 11.30.123.90.623.70.310.50.2
Age, not age adjusted25-4414.30.125.40.824.50.510.60.2
45-6416.80.120.90.822.30.411.90.3
GenderFemale4.70.19.50.69.70.35.80.2
Male18.40.135.21.036.40.615.70.3

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. Education data are for persons ages 25-64 years only.

Key: SE: standard error.

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

 

Page last reviewed March 2012
Internet Citation: T7_1_7_3c: 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_3c.html