Suicide Mortality, Arizona, 1986-1996
TABLE 2


TEN STATES WITH THE HIGHEST SUICIDE DEATH RATESa FOR PERSONS OF ALL AGES, 1985, 1990, AND 1995

1985
1990
1995

Rank

State
Suicide death ratec

Rank

State
Suicide death ratec

Rank

State
Suicide death ratec

1.

Wyoming

22.5

1.

Nevada

24.5

1.

Nevada

24.5

2.

Nevada

22.4

2.

Montana

20.9

2.

Montana

23.1

3.

Colorado

18.4

3.

Idaho

19.1

3.

ARIZONA

19.5

4.

ARIZONA

17.7

4.

ARIZONA

18.9

4.

New Mexico

17.6

5.5

Montana

17.5

5.

New Mexico

18.7

5.

Colorado

17.5

5.5

New Mexico

17.5

6.

Wyoming

17.9

6.5

Alaska

17.1

7.

Florida

16.2

7.

Colorado

16.8

6.5

Wyoming

17.1

8.

Oregon

15.6

8.

Florida

16.1

8.

Idaho

16.0

9.

Oklahoma

14.5

9.

Oregon

15.8

9.

Oregon

15.8

10.

California

14.3

10.

Utah

15.3

10.

Florida

15.3

UNITED STATES

12.3

UNITED STATES

12.4

UNITED STATES

11.2

a Number of suicides per 100,000 population (unadjusted for age composition).
b The latest year for which the total suicide mortality rates are available by state.



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