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Mental Health Status Improvement

MHMD-1 Reduce the suicide rate

Leading Health Indicators are a subset of Healthy People 2020 objectives selected to communicate high-priority health issues.

Baseline: 11.3 suicides per 100,000 population occurred in 2007 (age adjusted to the year 2000 standard population)
Target: 10.2 suicides per 100,000 population
Target-Setting Method: 10 percent improvement
Data Sources:
National Vital Statistics System-Mortality (NVSS-M), CDC/NCHS; Bridged-race Population Estimates, CDC/NCHS and Census
Data for this objective HP2020 data for this objective
Data Details Details about the methodology and measurement of this HP2020 objective
Healthy People 2010 The HP2010 objective with the same definition was 18-01.
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Revision History:
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