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Death rates for suicide, by sex, race, Hispanic origin, and age: United States

Death rates for suicide, by sex, race, Hispanic origin, and age: United States

Data on death rates for suicide, by selected population characteristics. Please refer to the PDF or Excel version of this table in the HUS 2019 Data Finder (https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/hus/contents2019.htm) for critical information about measures, definitions, and changes over time.

SOURCE: NCHS, National Vital Statistics System (NVSS); Grove RD, Hetzel AM. Vital statistics rates in the United States, 1940–1960. National Center for Health Statistics. 1968; numerator data from NVSS annual public-use Mortality Files; denominator data from U.S. Census Bureau national population estimates; and Murphy SL, Xu JQ, Kochanek KD, Arias E, Tejada-Vera B. Deaths: Final data for 2018. National Vital Statistics Reports; vol 69 no 13. Hyattsville, MD: National Center for Health Statistics. 2021. Available from: https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/products/nvsr.htm. For more information on the National Vital Statistics System, see the corresponding Appendix entry at https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/hus/hus19-appendix-508.pdf.

Columns

NameSocrata field nameColumn name in sgr mountData typeDescription
YEAR_NUMyear_numyear_numNumberNumeric code for levels of YEAR that may be used for easier coding or formatting of the YEAR variable.
YEARyearyearTextData year or range of data years pertaining to the estimate.
UNIT_NUMunit_numunit_numNumberNumeric code for levels of UNIT that may be used for easier coding or formatting of the UNIT variable.
STUB_NAME_NUMstub_name_numstub_name_numNumberNumeric code for levels of STUB_NAME that may be used for easier coding or formatting of the STUB_NAME variable.
STUB_NAMEstub_namestub_nameTextDescription of the population category pertaining to the estimate.
STUB_LABEL_NUMstub_label_numstub_label_numNumberNumeric code for levels of STUB_LABEL that may be used for easier coding or formatting of the STUB_LABEL variable.
STUB_LABELstub_labelstub_labelTextSpecific population subgroup pertaining to the estimate.
FLAGflagflagTextAdditional information pertaining to the estimate. See the footnotes in the source table (Excel) for more information.
ESTIMATEestimateestimateNumberCalculated estimate of the measure.
AGE_NUMage_numage_numNumberNumeric code for levels of AGE that may be used for easier coding or formatting of the AGE variable.
AGEageageTextAge group pertaining to the estimate.
UNITunitunitTextUnit of measurement of the estimate.
INDICATORindicatorindicatorTextMeasure being estimated.

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