Alaska

Suicide Mortality

Healthy People 2010 Objective: Reduce the suicide rate

Rates per 100,000
National Data Baseline
(1999)
Final
(2007)
Numeric
Change
2010
Target
10- to 14- year-olds
15- to 19- year-olds
1.2
8.0
0.9
6.9
-0.3
-1.1

 

Alaska Data
All the tables below contain data available for Alaska and this objective.

Rates per 100,000
Age Baseline
(1999)
Final
(2007)
Numeric
Change
Ages 10-14
1.79*
2.02*
0.23
Ages 15-19
32.17*
26.63*
-5.54
 
Rates per 100,000
Gender by Age Baseline
(1999)
Final
(2007)
Numeric
Change
Males 10-14
3.63*
3.94*
0.31
Males 15-19
47.82*
43.24*
-4.58
Females 10-14
X
0.00*
X
Females 15-19
17.78*
8.05*
-9.73
 
Rates per 100,000
Race/Ethnicity by Age Baseline
(1999)
Final
(2007)
Numeric
Change
White (non Hispanic) 10-14
X
0.00*
X
White (non Hispanic) 15-19
12.16*
9.20*
-2.96
Black (non Hispanic) 10-14
X
0.00*
X
Black (non Hispanic) 15-19
X
36.94*
X
American Indian/Alaskan Native (non Hispanic) 10-14
8.12*
10.00*
1.88
American Indian/Alaskan Native (non Hispanic) 15-19
118.06*
86.22*
-31.84
Asian/Pacific Islander (non Hispanic) 10-14
X
0.00*
X
Asian/Pacific Islander (non Hispanic) 15-19
X
0.00*
X
Hispanic 10-14
X
0.00*
X
Hispanic 15-19
X
0.00*
X
 
Rates per 100,000
Race/Ethnicity and Gender by Age Baseline
(1999)
Final
(2007)
Numeric
Change
White (non Hispanic) Males 10-14
X
0.00*
X
White (non Hispanic) Males 15-19
17.19*
17.25*
0.06
White (non Hispanic) Females 10-14
X
0.00*
X
White (non Hispanic) Females 15-19
6.48*
0.00*
-6.48
Black (non Hispanic) Males 10-14
X
0.00*
X
Black (non Hispanic) Males 15-19
X
68.03*
X
Black (non Hispanic) Females 10-14
X
0.00*
X
Black (non Hispanic) Females 15-19
X
0.00*
X
American Indian/Alaskan Native (non Hispanic) Males 10-14
15.96*
19.39*
3.43
American Indian/Alaskan Native (non Hispanic) Males 15-19
171.2*
135.14*
-36.06
American Indian/Alaskan Native (non Hispanic) Females 10-14
X
0.00*
X
American Indian/Alaskan Native (non Hispanic) Females 15-19
61.14*
35.22*
-25.92
Asian/Pacific Islander (non Hispanic) Males 10-14
X
0.00*
X
Asian/Pacific Islander (non Hispanic) Males 15-19
X
0.00*
X
Asian/Pacific Islander (non Hispanic) Females 10-14
X
0.00*
X
Asian/Pacific Islander (non Hispanic) Females 15-19
X
0.00*
X
Hispanic Males 10-14
X
0.00*
X
Hispanic Males 15-19
X
0.00*
X
Hispanic Females 10-14
X
0.00*
X
Hispanic Females 15-19
X
0.00*
X
 

Source: WISQARS Fatal Causes of Deaths (using data collected by National Vital Statistics System), National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Prevention and Control

*Based on 20 or fewer number of deaths; use with caution

X = In the Baseline or Final columns, “X” represents zero deaths for a subgroup; in the Numeric Change column, “X” means that a number cannot be generated to show the change between baseline and Final.