West Virginia

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

 

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

Rates per 100,000
Age Baseline
(1999)
Final
(2007)
Numeric
Change
Ages 10-14
5*
0.00*
-5.00
Ages 15-19
12*
7.69*
-4.31
 
Rates per 100,000
Gender by Age Baseline
(1999)
Final
(2007)
Numeric
Change
Males 10-14
6.68*
0.00*
-6.68
Males 15-19
13.65*
15.00*
1.35
Females 10-14
1.78*
0.00*
-1.78
Females 15-19
4.81*
0.00*
-4.81
 
Rates per 100,000
Race/Ethnicity by Age Baseline
(1999)
Final
(2007)
Numeric
Change
White (non Hispanic) 10-14
4.51*
0.00*
-4.51
White (non Hispanic) 15-19
9.83*
8.28*
-1.55
Black (non Hispanic) 10-14
X
0.00*
X
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
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
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
7*
0.00*
-7.00
White (non Hispanic) Males 15-19
14.39*
16.19*
1.80
White (non Hispanic) Females 10-14
1.87*
0.00*
-1.87
White (non Hispanic) Females 15-19
5.04*
0.00*
-5.04
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
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
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.