New Jersey

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

 

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

Rates per 100,000
Age Baseline
(1999)
Final
(2007)
Numeric
Change
Ages 10-14
2*
0.52*
-1.48
Ages 15-19
18*
4.07
-13.93
 
Rates per 100,000
Gender by Age Baseline
(1999)
Final
(2007)
Numeric
Change
Males 10-14
0.4*
0.34*
-0.06
Males 15-19
5.41*
7.25
1.84
Females 10-14
X
0.70*
X
Females 15-19
0.95*
0.70*
-0.25
 
Rates per 100,000
Race/Ethnicity by Age Baseline
(1999)
Final
(2007)
Numeric
Change
White (non Hispanic) 10-14
X
0.58*
X
White (non Hispanic) 15-19
3.53*
4.56*
1.03
Black (non Hispanic) 10-14
1.05*
0.00*
-1.05
Black (non Hispanic) 15-19
3.42*
2.05*
-1.37
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
2.67*
X
Hispanic 10-14
1.17*
0.98*
-0.19
Hispanic 15-19
4.47*
4.89*
0.42
 
Rates per 100,000
Race/Ethnicity and Gender by Age Baseline
(1999)
Final
(2007)
Numeric
Change
White (non Hispanic) Males 10-14
X
0.57*
X
White (non Hispanic) Males 15-19
5.61*
7.71*
2.10
White (non Hispanic) Females 10-14
X
0.60*
X
White (non Hispanic) Females 15-19
1.32*
1.18*
-0.14
Black (non Hispanic) Males 10-14
2.07*
0.00*
-2.07
Black (non Hispanic) Males 15-19
6.75*
4.04*
-2.71
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
5.11*
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
2.29*
0.00*
-2.29
Hispanic Males 15-19
6.33*
9.57*
3.24
Hispanic Females 10-14
X
2.02*
X
Hispanic Females 15-19
2.37*
0.00*
-2.37
 

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.