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National Suicide Statistics At A Glance

National Suicide Statistics At A Glance

Leading Causes of Death

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Web-based Injury Statistics Query and Reporting System (WISQARS). Leading Causes of Death Reports. Atlanta, GA: National Center for Injury Prevention and Control. Available at: http://www.cdc.gov/injury/wisqars/index.html. Last accessed 2012 March 09.

U.S. Map of Suicide

Source:Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Web-based Injury Statistics Query and Reporting System (WISQARS). Fatal Injury Maps 2000-2006. Atlanta, GA: National Center for Injury Prevention and Control. Available at: http://www.cdc.gov/injury/wisqars/index.html. Last accessed 2012 March 09. Maps are based on geospatially smoothed, age-adjusted death rates derived from the National Center for Health Statistics’ National Vital Statistics System (deaths) and the US Census Bureau (population estimates).

Trends in Suicide

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Web-based Injury Statistics Query and Reporting System (WISQARS). Fatal Injury Reports. Atlanta, GA: National Center for Injury Prevention and Control. Available at: http://www.cdc.gov/injury/wisqars/index.html. Last accessed 2012 March 09.

Suicide Rates by Demographics

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Web-based Injury Statistics Query and Reporting System (WISQARS). Fatal Injury Reports. Atlanta, GA: National Center for Injury Prevention and Control. Available at: http://www.cdc.gov/injury/wisqars/index.html. Last accessed 2012 March 09.

Suicide Mechanisms

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Web-based Injury Statistics Query and Reporting System (WISQARS). Fatal Injury Reports. Atlanta, GA: National Center for Injury Prevention and Control. Available at: http://www.cdc.gov/injury/wisqars/index.html. Last accessed 2012 March 09.

Fatal and Nonfatal Self-Harm Injuries

Sources:Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Web-based Injury Statistics Query and Reporting System (WISQARS). Fatal Injury Reports and Nonfatal Injury Reports. Atlanta, GA: National Center for Injury Prevention and Control. Available at: http://www.cdc.gov/injury/wisqars/index.html. Last accessed 2012 March 09.

Youth Risk Behavior Survey

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. 2009 Youth Risk Behavior Survey. Available at: www.cdc.gov/yrbss. Last accessed 2012 March 09.

National Violent Death Reporting System

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Injury Prevention and Control. Web-based Injury Statistics Query and Reporting System (WISQARS). NVDRS Reports. Available at: http://www.cdc.gov/injury/wisqars/index.html. Last accessed 2012 March 09.

 

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