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Disparities Data Details MHMD-1 by Race and Ethnicity for 2017

Disparities Details by Race and Ethnicity for 2017
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 2017 Disparity
Asian or Pacific Islander 6.6
CI 6.3/7.0
SE 0.176
÷ 1.000
Best rate
Black or African American, not Hispanic or Latino 6.9
CI 6.6/7.1
SE 0.128
÷ 1.033
CI
1.000/ 1.090
Hispanic or Latino 6.9
CI 6.7/7.1
SE 0.114
÷ 1.039
CI
1.000/ 1.094
American Indian or Alaska Native 13.5
CI 12.4/14.6
SE 0.544
÷ 2.034
CI
1.000/ 2.202
White, not Hispanic or Latino 17.8
CI 17.6/18.0
SE 0.095
÷ 2.688
CI
1.000/ 2.811
Average group rate excluding best group rate 11.3
...
SE 0.334
÷ 1.699
CI 1.000/ 1.814

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 — 2017
  • The best group rate for this objective, 6.6 suicides per 100,000 population (age adjusted), was attained by Asian or Pacific Islander persons.
  • The worst group rate for this objective, 17.8 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 11.2 suicides per 100,000 population.
  • The worst group rate was 2.688 times the best group rate.
  • The average rate for all other race/ethnicity groups (excluding the best), 11.3 suicides per 100,000 population (age adjusted), was 1.699 times the best group rate.
Detailed measures of health disparities by Race and Ethnicity — 2017

Asian or Pacific Islander persons achieved the best group rate for this objective, 6.6 suicides per 100,000 population (age adjusted).

  • The rate for the Black or African American, not Hispanic or Latino 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 2.034 times the best group rate.
  • The rate for the White, not Hispanic or Latino population was 2.688 times the best group rate.
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