Delaware

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

 

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

Rates per 100,000
Age Baseline
(1999)
Final
(2007)
Numeric
Change
Ages 10-14 3.7* 0.00* -3.70
Ages 15-19 7.3* 8.15* 0.85
 
Rates per 100,000
Gender by Age Baseline
(1999)
Final
(2007)
Numeric
Change
Males 10-14 3.83* 0.00* -3.83
Males 15-19 11.66* 6.45* -5.21
Females 10-14 4.01* 0.00* -4.01
Females 15-19 3.87* 9.89* 6.02
 
Rates per 100,000
Race/Ethnicity by Age Baseline
(1999)
Final
(2007)
Numeric
Change
White (non Hispanic) 10-14 2.75* 0.00* -2.75
White (non Hispanic) 15-19 8.06* 10.05* 1.99
Black (non Hispanic) 10-14 7.48* 0.00* -7.48
Black (non Hispanic) 15-19 X 0.00* X
American Indian/Alaskan Native (non Hispanic) 10-14 X 0.00* X
American Indian/Alaskan Native (non Hispanic) 15-19 518.13* 0.00* -518.13
Asian/Pacific Islander (non Hispanic) 10-14 X 0.00* X
Asian/Pacific Islander (non Hispanic) 15-19 X 78.74* 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 5.33* 0.00* -5.33
White (non Hispanic) Males 15-19 10.79* 4.98* -5.81
White (non Hispanic) Females 10-14 X 0.00* X
White (non Hispanic) Females 15-19 5.35* 15.21* 9.86
Black (non Hispanic) Males 10-14 X 0.00* X
Black (non Hispanic) Males 15-19 X 0.00* X
Black (non Hispanic) Females 10-14 15.11* 0.00* -15.11
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 1136.36* 0.00* -1136.36
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 145.35* 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.