Suicide Mortality, Arizona, 1986-1996
TABLE 15


SUICIDE MORTALITY BY MARITAL STATUS AND AGE GROUP, ARIZONA, 1996

 

 

MARITAL STATUS

TOTAL

Single, never married

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Unknown

A

G

E

 

G

R

O

U

P

<15

7

0

0

0

0

7

15-19

55

1

0

0

0

56

20-24

55

13

0

4

0

72

25-34

78

47

3

24

1

153

35-44

30

68

3

65

1

167

45-54

18

49

6

36

0

109

55-64

4

29

5

13

1

52

65+

3

79

48

12

2

144

Unknown

0

0

0

0

2

2

Total

250

286

65

154

7

762

 

Total suicides, 1984-1996

2,760

3,532

768

4,807

80

8,947

Suicide rate for 1984-1996*

29.3

16.6

32.3

47.5

NA

18.8


*Average annual rate = number of suicides per 100,000 persons in specified group per year from 1984 to 1996. The 1990 census counts (i.e., population at mid-point) multiplied by thirteen were used as denominators for average annual rate calculation.



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