Racial and gender disparities in suicide among young adults aged 18–24: United States, 2009–2013

Date: 2015
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Type:  Fact Sheet/Issue Brief
Author:  Jiang C, Mitran A, Miniño A & Ni H.
Publisher:  National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control & Prevention

This NCHS Health E-Stat examines suicide rates and methods among young adults aged 18–24, by sex and race and Hispanic origin, using recent mortality data from the National Vital Statistics System (NVSS). Data are depicted in graphs according to sex and race/ethnicity as well as method.

Populations:  Young Adults Ages 18 to 25 Years, Racial and Ethnic Groups, Women, Men
About Suicide:  Data and Statistics
Strategies:  Reduce Access to Means