Suicide Mortality, Arizona, 1986-1996
TABLE 8


NUMBER OF SUICIDES AND AGE-ADJUSTED SUICIDE MORTALITY RATESaBY GENDER AND YEAR, ARIZONA, 1986 - 1996

GENDER

1986

1987

1988

1989

1990

1991

1992

1993

1994

1995

1996

MALE

--Number

--Rate

 

469

27.2

 

533

30.0

 

542

29.4

 

548

28.5

 

573

29.9

 

541

27.6

 

532

26.4

 

617

30.6

 

663

32.9

 

671

30.8

 

619

27.8

FEMALE

--Number

--Rate

 

155

8.8

 

154

8.9

 

124

6.6

 

121

6.4

 

119

6.0

 

117

6.0

 

128

5.8

 

137

6.7

 

153

7.3

 

187

8.4

 

143

6.4

TOTAL

--Number

--Rate

 

624

17.8

 

687

19.3

 

666

17.8

 

669

17.1

 

692

17.7

 

658

16.6

 

660

15.9

 

775b

18.5

 

816

20.0

 

858

19.5

 

762

17.1

--Rate ratio, M:F

3.1

3.4

4.5

4.5

5.0

4.6

4.6

4.6

4.5

3.7

4.4

Percent MALE suicidec

75.2

77.6

81.4

81.9

82.8

82.2

80.6

79.6

81.3

78.2

81.2

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

b Includes one record with unspecified gender.

cTOTAL suicides = 100 percent.



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