National Suicide Statistics at a Glance
Percentage* of U.S. High School Students Reporting Considering, Planning, or Attempting Suicide in the Past 12 Months, by Sex, United States, 2009
Among high school students in the United States, females were more likely to report having considered, planned, and attempted suicide compared to males (considered suicide: 17.4% versus 10.5%, planned suicide: 13.2% versus 8.6%, and attempted suicide: 8.1% versus 4.6%, respectively) in 2009.
Footnote: *Percentages weighted to be nationally representative.
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