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Cost Estimates of Violent Deaths: Figures and Tables

Total Combined Medical and Work Loss Costs of Youth Suicide for Persons Aged 10-24 Years, United States, 2005

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In 2005, suicide among youths age 10-24 years had a total combined medical and work loss cost of $6 billion. The number and the cost of suicides increased with age, with 20 to 24 year olds representing 59% of youth suicide costs ($3.6 billion).

 
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  • Page last updated: December 31, 2013
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