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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

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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).

 
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