Massachusetts

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

 

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

Rates per 100,000
Age Baseline
(1999)
Final
(2007)
Numeric
Change
Ages 10-14
2.36*
0.49*
-1.87
Ages 15-19
4.9*
4.12*
-0.78
 
Rates per 100,000
Gender by Age Baseline
(1999)
Final
(2007)
Numeric
Change
Males 10-14
5.1*
0.96*
-4.14
Males 15-19
6.43*
6.89*
0.46
Females 10-14
X
0.00*
X
Females 15-19
3.29*
1.31*
-1.98
 
Rates per 100,000
Race/Ethnicity by Age Baseline
(1999)
Final
(2007)
Numeric
Change
White (non Hispanic) 10-14
3.01*
0.33*
-2.68
White (non Hispanic) 15-19
4.72*
4.56*
-0.16
Black (non Hispanic) 10-14
X
0.00*
X
Black (non Hispanic) 15-19
6.76*
2.75*
-4.01
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
4.89*
4.45*
-0.44
Hispanic 10-14
X
2.13*
X
Hispanic 15-19
5.06*
2.01*
-3.05
 
Rates per 100,000
Race/Ethnicity and Gender by Age Baseline
(1999)
Final
(2007)
Numeric
Change
White (non Hispanic) Males 10-14
5.86*
0.63*
-5.23
White (non Hispanic) Males 15-19
6.21*
7.35*
1.14
White (non Hispanic) Females 10-14
X
0.00*
X
White (non Hispanic) Females 15-19
3.19*
1.72*
-1.47
Black (non Hispanic) Males 10-14
X
0.00*
X
Black (non Hispanic) Males 15-19
13.2*
5.48*
-7.72
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
9.08*
X
Asian/Pacific Islander (non Hispanic) Females 10-14
X
0.00*
X
Asian/Pacific Islander (non Hispanic) Females 15-19
9.51*
0.00*
-9.51
Hispanic Males 10-14
X
4.15*
X
Hispanic Males 15-19
9.9*
3.94*
-5.96
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.