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Disparities Data Details MHMD-1 by Race and Ethnicity for 2016

Disparities Details by Race and Ethnicity for 2016
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 2016 Disparity
Black or African American, not Hispanic or Latino 6.3
CI 6.0/6.5
SE 0.124
÷ 1.000
Best rate
Asian or Pacific Islander 6.7
CI 6.3/7.0
SE 0.180
÷ 1.059
CI
1.000/ 1.119
Hispanic or Latino 6.7
CI 6.5/6.9
SE 0.115
÷ 1.065
CI
1.000/ 1.111
American Indian or Alaska Native 13.5
CI 12.5/14.6
SE 0.555
÷ 2.153
CI
1.000/ 2.320
White, not Hispanic or Latino 17.0
CI 16.8/17.2
SE 0.093
÷ 2.704
CI
1.000/ 2.796
Average group rate excluding best group rate 11.0
...
SE 0.348
÷ 1.745
CI 1.000/ 1.856

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 — 2016
  • The best group rate for this objective, 6.3 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, 17.0 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 10.7 suicides per 100,000 population.
  • The worst group rate was 2.704 times the best group rate.
  • The average rate for all other race/ethnicity groups (excluding the best), 11.0 suicides per 100,000 population (age adjusted), was 1.745 times the best group rate.
Detailed measures of health disparities by Race and Ethnicity — 2016

Black or African American, not Hispanic or Latino persons achieved the best group rate for this objective, 6.3 suicides per 100,000 population (age adjusted).

  • The rate for the Asian or Pacific Islander population was <1.1 times the best group rate.
  • The rate for the Hispanic or Latino population was <1.1 times the best group rate.
  • The rate for the American Indian or Alaska Native population was 2.153 times the best group rate.
  • The rate for the White, not Hispanic or Latino population was 2.704 times the best group rate.
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