NCHS Releases Two New Suicide Reports

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The image shows the silhouette of a person standing on the river or lake shore in a hooded coat and boots, looking out at the water at sunset and states that suicide rates increased for Hispanic and Black non-Hispanic people from 2018–2020 but decreased for White non-Hispanic people.

NCHS releases two new reports that look at suicide death rates in the United States.

Suicide Rates for the Three Leading Methods by Race and Ethnicity: United States, 2000–2020

Description: This report presents suicide rates from 2000 to 2020 using final data for non-Hispanic White, non-Hispanic Black, and Hispanic people, for the total population and for the three leading
methods in 2020 (firearms, suffocation, and poisoning).

Death Rates for Leading Causes of Death for People Aged 25–44 Among the Three Largest Race and Ethnicity Groups: United States, 2000–2020.”

Description: This report describes changes between 2020 and 2021 in the percentage of home births by month, race and Hispanic origin, and state of residence of the mother, and makes comparisons with changes occurring between 2019 and 2020.



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