Suicide Mortality, Arizona, 1986-1996

This report was prepared by Christopher K. Mrela, Ph.D., Assistant Registrar of Vital Statistics



Data Tables


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Methods and Sources


KEY FINDINGS

This section presents some illustrative findings from the 23 tables which follow. When possible, U.S. data as well as data for other states are presented in order to provide a comparative context for Arizona suicide mortality statistics.

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*For more details see Table 15 in: Christopher K. Mrela, Firearm-Related Fatalities, Arizona, 1986-1996. Phoenix: Arizona Department of Health Services, March 1998.

** For comparative statistics and discussion see J.C. Gersten, F. Teitelbaum, C. Chapin. Suicide in Arizona. Research Notes. Vol. 2. No.1. Phoenix: Arizona Department of Health Services, June 1986. See also Christopher K. Mrela. Suicide Mortality, Arizona, 1983-1993. Phoenix: Arizona Department of Health Services, March 1995; Suicide Mortality, Arizona 1984-1994, Phoenix: Arizona Department of Health Services, February 1996; Suicide Mortality, Arizona, 1985-1995. Phoenix: Arizona Department of Health Services, February 1997.

***The latest year for which the suicide mortality rates are available by State.



Public Health Services
Office of Health Planning, Evaluation and Statistics (OHPES)
Arizona Center for Health Statistics
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