1 Suicide Facts at a Glance 2015 Suicide Among students in grades 9-12 in the during 2013:4. Suicide was the tenth leading cause of death for all of students seriously considered attempting ages in Suicide in the previous 12 months ( of females and of males). There were 41,149 suicides in 2013 in the United of students made a plan about how they States a rate of per 100,000 is equal to 113. would attempt Suicide in the previous 12 months suicides each day or one every 13 ( of females and of males). Based on data about suicides in 16 National Violent of students attempted Suicide one or more Death Reporting System states in 2010, of times in the previous 12 months ( of females Suicide decedents tested positive for alcohol, and of males).
2 For antidepressants, and for opiates, including heroin and prescription pain of students made a Suicide attempt that resulted in an injury, poisoning, or an overdose that Suicide results in an estimated $51 billion in combined required medical attention ( of females and medical and work loss of males). Nonfatal Suicidal Gender Disparities Thoughts and Behavior Males take their own lives at nearly four times the rate Among adults aged 18 years in the United States of females and represent of all during 2013:3. Females are more likely than males to have suicidal An estimated million adults ( of the adult population) reported having suicidal thoughts in the past year.
3 Suicide is the seventh leading cause of death for males The percentage of adults having serious thoughts and the fourteenth leading cause for about Suicide was highest among adults aged 18 to Firearms are the most commonly used method of 25 ( ), followed by adults aged 26 to 49 ( ), Suicide among males ( ).1. then by adults aged 50 or older ( ). An estimated million people ( ) made a plan Poisoning is the most common method of Suicide for about how they would attempt Suicide in the past year. females ( ).1. The percentage of adults who made a Suicide plan in the past year was higher among adults aged 18 to 25.
4 ( ) than among adults aged 26 to 49 ( ) and those aged 50 or older ( ). An estimated million adults aged 18 or older ( ) attempted Suicide in the past year. Among these adults who attempted Suicide , million also reported making Suicide plans ( million did not make Suicide plans). National center for Injury Prevention and Control Division of Violence Prevention Suicide Facts at a Glance 2015. Among adults aged 18-22 years, similar percentages Racial and Ethnic Disparities of full-time college students and other adults in this age group had suicidal thoughts ( and , Suicide is the eighth leading cause of death among respectively) or made Suicide plans ( and ).
5 3. American Indians/Alaska Natives across all Full-time college students aged 18-22 years were less likely to attempt Suicide ( vs. percent) or receive Among American Indians/Alaska Natives aged 10 to 34. medical attention as a result of a Suicide attempt in the years, Suicide is the second leading cause of previous 12 months ( vs. ).3. The Suicide rate among American Indian/Alaska Native adolescents and young adults ages 15 to 34 ( per 100,000) is times higher than the national average Nonfatal, Self-Inflicted Injuries*. for that age group ( per 100,000).1. The percentages of adults aged 18 or older having In 2013, 494,169 people were treated in emergency suicidal thoughts in the previous 12 months were departments for self-inflicted among blacks, among Asians, among Nonfatal, self-inflicted injuries (including hospitalized Hispanics, among whites, among Native and emergency department treated and released).
6 Hawaiians /Other Pacific Islanders, among resulted in an estimated $ billion in combined American Indians/Alaska Natives, and among medical and work loss adults reporting two or more Among Hispanic students in grades 9-12, the prevalence of having seriously considered attempting References Suicide ( ), having made a plan about how they would attempt Suicide ( ), having attempted 1. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Web-based Suicide ( ), and having made a Suicide attempt Injury Statistics Query and Reporting System (WISQARS) [Online]. that resulted in an injury, poisoning, or overdose that (2013, 2011) National center for Injury Prevention and Control, required medical attention ( ) was consistently CDC (producer).
7 Available from higher than white and black 2. Parks SE, Johnson LL, McDaniel DD, Gladden M. Surveillance for Violent Deaths National Violent Death Reporting System, 16. states, 2010. MMWR 2014; 63(ss01): 1-33. Available from http://. Age Group Differences 3. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Results from the 2013 National Survey on Drug Use and Health: Mental Health Findings, NSDUH Series H-49, HHS Publication Suicide is the third leading cause of death among No. (SMA) 14-4887. Rockville, MD: Substance Abuse and Mental persons aged 10-14, the second among persons Health Services, 2014.
8 Available at aged 15-34 years, the fourth among persons aged sites/default/files/NSDUH mhfr2013 35-44 years, the fifth among persons aged 45-54 4. Kann L, Kinchen S, Shanklin SL, et al. Youth Risk Behavior years, the eighth among person 55-64 years, and the Surveillance United States, 2013. MMWR 2014; 63(ss04): 1-168. Available from seventeenth among persons 65 years and In 2011, middle-aged adults accounted for the largest 5. Sullivan EM, Annest JL, Luo F, Simon TR, Dahlberg LL. Suicide proportion of suicides (56%)1, and from 1999-2010, the Among Adults Aged 35-36 Years United States, 1999-2010.
9 MMWR 2013; 62(17): 321-325. Available from Suicide rate among this group increased by nearly 30%.5 mmwr/preview/ *The term self-inflicted injuries refers to suicidal and non-suicidal behaviors such as self-mutilation. 1-800-CDC-INFO (232-4636)