Burden of suicide in Wisconsin

Date: 2014
(For resources, this is the publication date. For programs, this is the date posted.)


Type:  Report
Author:  Wisconsin Department of Health Services and the Injury Research Center at the Medical College of Wisconsin
Publisher:  Wisconsin Department of Health Services
State:  Wisconsin

This 2014 report includes updated data from the Wisconsin Violent Death Reporting System (WVDRS), inpatient hospitalization records and emergency department records in order to examine the extent of suicide deaths and attempts in Wisconsin 2007-2011.  In addition, the results of the 2013 Youth Risk Behavior Survey and 2012 Behavioral Risk Factor Survey provide insight into the prevalence of suicidal thoughts, behaviors and associated risk factors among Wisconsin teens and adults. The report includes data representing Wisconsin residents above the age of 10.