Deaths by suicide
Deaths by suicide per 100,000 among the US population generally
|59||Deaths by suicide per 100,000 among white men age 85 and older|
|13||Percent of the US population that is age 65 and older|
|18||18 Percent of all suicide deaths in the US accounted for by individuals age 65 and older|
Source: National Institute of Mental Health, 2001 (Revised, 2003)
UPDATE: Fast facts.
Oct. 24, 2003;80:10.