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Disparities Data Details MHMD-1 by Race and Ethnicity for 2007

Disparities Details by Race and Ethnicity for 2007
MHMD-1 : Suicide (age adjusted, per 100,000 population)
This chart compares rates by population.

2020 Baseline (year): 11.3 (2007)
2020 Target: 10.2
Desired Direction: ↓ Decrease Desired
Data Source: National Vital Statistics System-Mortality (NVSS-M), CDC/NCHS; Bridged-race Population Estimates, CDC/NCHS and Census
Error Bar (I) represents the 95% confidence interval.
Additional footnotes may apply to these data. Please refer to footnotes below the data table for further information.
See also Disparities Overview by Race and Ethnicity for MHMD-1

MHMD-1 Reduce the suicide rate

Suicide (age adjusted, per 100,000 population)

2020 Baseline (year): 11.3 (2007)
2020 Target: 10.2
Desired Direction: ↓ Decrease Desired
Race and Ethnicity 2007 1 Disparity
Black or African American, not Hispanic or Latino 5.1
CI 4.9/5.3
SE 0.118
÷ 1.000
Best rate
Asian or Pacific Islander 5.9
CI 5.5/6.3
SE 0.202
÷ 1.155
CI
1.000/ 1.236
Hispanic or Latino 6.0
CI 5.7/6.2
SE 0.130
÷ 1.172
CI
1.000/ 1.235
American Indian or Alaska Native 10.1
CI 9.1/11.2
SE 0.534
÷ 1.987
CI
1.000/ 2.185
White, not Hispanic or Latino 13.7
CI 13.5/13.8
SE 0.082
÷ 2.686
CI
1.000/ 2.794
Average group rate excluding best group rate 8.9
...
SE 0.341
÷ 1.750
CI 1.000/ 1.884

1 Baseline has been revised. See Data Details for more information.

Data are subject to revision and may have changed since a previous release.

Unless noted otherwise, any age-adjusted data are adjusted using the year 2000 standard population.

Data are not available or not collected for populations not shown.

CI: 95% confidence interval.

Summary measures of health disparities by Race and Ethnicity — 2007
  • The best group rate for this objective, 5.1 suicides per 100,000 population (age adjusted), was attained by Black or African American, not Hispanic or Latino persons.
  • The worst group rate for this objective, 13.7 suicides per 100,000 population (age adjusted), was attained by White, not Hispanic or Latino persons.
  • The absolute difference (or range) between the best and worst group rates was 8.6 suicides per 100,000 population.
  • The worst group rate was 2.686 times the best group rate.
  • The average rate for all other race/ethnicity groups (excluding the best), 8.9 suicides per 100,000 population (age adjusted), was 1.750 times the best group rate.
Detailed measures of health disparities by Race and Ethnicity — 2007

Black or African American, not Hispanic or Latino persons achieved the best group rate for this objective, 5.1 suicides per 100,000 population (age adjusted).

  • The rate for the Asian or Pacific Islander population was 1.155 times the best group rate.
  • The rate for the Hispanic or Latino population was 1.172 times the best group rate.
  • The rate for the American Indian or Alaska Native population was 1.987 times the best group rate.
  • The rate for the White, not Hispanic or Latino population was 2.686 times the best group rate.
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