Connecticut

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

 

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

Rates per 100,000
Age Baseline
(1999)
Final
(2007)
Numeric
Change
Ages 10-14 X 0.00* X
Ages 15-19 5.63* 6.82* 1.19
 
Rates per 100,000
Gender by Age Baseline
(1999)
Final
(2007)
Numeric
Change
Males 10-14 X 0.00* X
Males 15-19 8.44* 11.76* 3.32
Females 10-14 X 0.00* X
Females 15-19 2.22* 1.64* -0.58
 
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 5.9* 8.56* 2.66
Black (non Hispanic) 10-14 X 0.00* X
Black (non Hispanic) 15-19 3.88* 3.25* -0.63
American Indian/Alaskan Native (non Hispanic) 10-14 X 0.00* X
American Indian/Alaskan Native (non Hispanic) 15-19 X 0.00* X
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 7.09* 2.85* -4.24
 

Alaska

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 8.95* 14.55* 5.60
White (non Hispanic) Females 10-14 X 0.00* X
White (non Hispanic) Females 15-19 2.69* 2.33* -0.36
Black (non Hispanic) Males 10-14 X 0.00* X
Black (non Hispanic) Males 15-19 7.58* 6.35* -1.23
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 X 0.00* X
American Indian/Alaskan Native (non Hispanic) Males 15-19 X 0.00* X
American Indian/Alaskan Native (non Hispanic) Females 10-14 X 0.00* X
American Indian/Alaskan Native (non Hispanic) Females 15-19 X 0.00* X
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 6.79* 5.50* -1.29
Hispanic Females 10-14 X 0.00* X
Hispanic Females 15-19 7.42* 0.00* -7.42
 

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.