Suicide Mortality, Arizona, 1986-1996
TABLE 12


AGE-SPECIFIC* AND TOTAL SUICIDE MORTALITY RATES BY COUNTY OF RESIDENCE, ARIZONA, 1996

. AGE
10-14 15-19 20-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+ All ages
ARIZONA 2.2 18.2 23.5 22.3 24.4 21.8 14.9 23.3 17.1
APACHE 13.5 15.0 19.9 61.1 24.9 18.8 25.2 22.0 20.2
COCHISE .0 22.8 12.9 18.6 23.8 14.9 10.1 18.5 13.9
COCONINO 11.5 20.9 15.3 29.9 23.5 16.1 88.6 27.3 22.0
GILA .0 .0 43.9 105.8 51.7 37.7 42.1 10.1 28.7
GRAHAM .0 36.4 .0 22.6 .0 .0 43.3 .0 9.6
GREENLEE .0 .0 227.8 .0 .0 .0 .0 .0 11.6
LA PAZ .0 .0 98.3 92.5 88.6 43.9 49.0 .0 44.0
MARICOPA 1.1 18.1 24.4 18.7 18.1 20.5 12.3 24.3 15.3
MOHAVE 12.9 27.0 .0 7.7 41.1 13.4 13.6 19.8 16.4
NAVAJO .0 26.3 18.4 29.5 34.2 .0 45.3 12.4 16.6
PIMA .0 13.4 15.9 16.4 30.2 24.0 11.6 17.6 15.5
PINAL 8.7 19.4 23.8 27.5 32.6 24.3 7.7 58.3 24.3
SANTA CRUZ .0 .0 .0 .0 .0 56.8 .0 24.5 8.6
YAVAPAI .0 .0 32.9 25.9 27.5 55.6 19.6 22.6 22.2
YUMA 9.4 .0 10.7 29.2 23.9 17.5 .0 32.7 15.2
Note: many rates show in this table are based on a small population, a small number of events (see Table 13), or both. Rates based on small numbers are unreliable and thus should used with caution.

* Number of suicides per 100,000 population in specified group.


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