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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 ( 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: For more information on the National Vital Statistics System, see the corresponding Appendix entry at

Querying over HTTP

Splitgraph serves as an HTTP API that lets you run SQL queries directly on this data to power Web applications. For example:

curl \
    -H "Content-Type: application/json" \
{"sql": "
    SELECT *
    FROM \"cdc-gov/death-rates-for-suicide-by-sex-race-hispanic-9j2v-jamp\".\"death_rates_for_suicide_by_sex_race_hispanic\"
    LIMIT 100 

See the Splitgraph documentation for more information.

  • death_rates_for_suicide_by_sex_race_hispanic
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