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Suicide Statistics

Suicide U.S. Value: United States: 13.4 Healthiest State: District of Columbia: 8.2 Least-healthy State: Montana: 24.3 Definition: Age-adjusted number of deaths due to intentional self-harm per 100,000 population Data Source & Year(s): CDC, National Vital Statistics System Suggested Citation: America’s Health Rankings analysis of CDC, National Vital Statistics System, United Health Foundation, AmericasHealthRankings.org, Accessed. WHY DOES THIS MATTER? Suicide is a public health issue that affects people of all ages, races and ethnicities. There were more than 44,190 deaths by suicide in 2015, making it the tenth …