UPDATE: Fast facts

October 24, 2003

Deaths by suicide

 

UPDATE

Fast Facts

Deaths by suicide per 100,000 among the US population generally

59Deaths by suicide per 100,000 among white men age 85 and older
13Percent of the US population that is age 65 and older
1818 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.

Medical Economics

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