District of Columbia

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

 

District of Columbia Data
All the tables below contain data available for District of Columbia and this objective.

Rates per 100,000
Age Baseline
(1999)
Final
(2007)
Numeric
Change
Ages 10-14 X 0.00* X
Ages 15-19 10.89* 2.47* -8.42
 
Rates per 100,000
Gender by Age Baseline
(1999)
Final
(2007)
Numeric
Change
Males 10-14 X 0.00* X
Males 15-19 19* 5.18* -13.82
Females 10-14 X 0.00* X
Females 15-19 5.65* 0.00* -5.65
 
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 X 0.00* X
Black (non Hispanic) 10-14 X 0.00* X
Black (non Hispanic) 15-19 13.4* 3.94* -9.46
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 88.73* 0.00* -88.73
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 X 0.00* X
White (non Hispanic) Females 10-14 X 0.00* X
White (non Hispanic) Females 15-19 X 0.00* X
Black (non Hispanic) Males 10-14 X 0.00* X
Black (non Hispanic) Males 15-19 27.7* 8.12* -19.58
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 15-19 168.35* 0.00* -168.35
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.