Increase in Suicide in the United States, 1999–2014

Highlights increases in suicide mortality from 1999 through 2014 and shows that while the rate increased almost steadily over the period, the average annual percent increase was greater for the second half of this period (2006-2014) than for the first half (1999-2006). The report also highlights increases by gender and age, the male-female disparity in suicide rates (as measured by rate ratios), and methods by subgroup.

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