Suicide Mortality, Arizona, 1986-1996
TABLE 6


AVERAGE AGE AT DEATH FROM SUICIDE BY ETHNICITY AND GENDER, ARIZONA, 1990 - 1996

Ethnic/Gender Group

1990

1991

1992

1993

1994

1995

1996

All Ethnic Groups, totala

44.7

45.2

45.8

43.5

42.2

43.9

43.9

---Male

44.1

45.5

44.8

43.6

41.4

43.7

43.6

---Female

47.5

44.8

50.0

43.1

45.9

44.9

45.3

Whiteb, total

46.7

48.1

48.2

46.3

45.5

46.3

46.8

---Male

46.1

48.0

47.3

46.8

44.7

46.2

46.8

---Female

49.9

48.6

51.8

44.3

48.3

46.7

47.0

Hispanic, total

37.7

38.0

36.5

30.7

29.6

32.0

32.2

---Male

38.7

38.5

36.1

30.3

29.9

31.1

31.8

---Female

33.1

35.6

39.4

33.2

26.9

37.1

35.9

Native American, total

31.5

29.6

33.4

30.9

30.2

31.8

30.7

---Male

32.2

30.6

33.1

30.5

28.8

31.7

29.8

---Female

29.8

28.4

35.4

33.7

36.6

32.5

33.7

Black, total

29.9

30.3

34.5

26.8

27.6

33.8

28.5

---Male

29.3

31.2

35.8

25.3

27.5

36.8

28.4

---Female

40.5

26.9

27.0

34.5

28.0

25.6

29.0

aIncludes records with ethnic groups other than white, Hispanic, Native American or Black.

bNot of Hispanic origin.



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