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Disparities Data Details MHMD-1 by Age Group for 2017

Disparities Details by Age Group 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 Age Group 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
Spotlight on Disparities:
Age Group 2017 Disparity
<18 years 2.4
CI 2.3/2.5
SE 0.057
÷ 1.000
Best rate
65 years and over 16.8
CI 16.5/17.2
SE 0.182
÷ 6.979
CI
1.000/ 7.285
18-44 years 17.4
CI 17.1/17.6
SE 0.122
÷ 7.190
CI
1.000/ 7.489
45-64 years 19.6
CI 19.3/19.9
SE 0.152
÷ 8.123
CI
1.000/ 8.463
Average group rate excluding best group rate 17.9
...
SE 0.189
÷ 7.431
CI 1.000/ 7.755

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 Age Group — 2017
  • The best group rate for this objective, 2.4 suicides per 100,000 population, was attained by persons aged <18 years.
  • The worst group rate for this objective, 19.6 suicides per 100,000 population, was attained by persons aged 45-64 years.
  • The absolute difference (or range) between the best and worst group rates was 17.2 suicides per 100,000 population.
  • The worst group rate was 8.123 times the best group rate.
  • The average rate for all other age groups (excluding the best), 17.9 suicides per 100,000 population, was 7.431 times the best group rate.
Detailed measures of health disparities by Age Group — 2017

Persons aged <18 years achieved the best group rate for this objective, 2.4 suicides per 100,000 population.

  • The rate among persons aged 65 years and over was 6.979 times the best group rate.
  • The rate among persons aged 18-44 years was 7.190 times the best group rate.
  • The rate among persons aged 45-64 years was 8.123 times the best group rate.
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