Suicide, Figure 6
Cost Estimates of Violent Deaths: Figures and Tables
Average Medical Cost per Suicide for Persons Aged 10 Years and Older, by Age and Sex, United States, 2005
In 2005, the overall average medical cost per suicide was higher for females ($4,075) than males ($2,791). The average medical cost per suicide for both sexes was highest among youths age 10-14 years ($9,270 for males and $7,864 for females).