Suicide Rates among Young Adults Aged 18-24

Notes: Suicide deaths are identified with ICD–10 codes U03, X60–X84, and Y87.0. Deaths for the American Indian or Alaska Native population may be underreported by 30%, for the Asian or Pacific Islander population by 7%, and for the Hispanic-origin population by 5%. For more details, see Technical Notes in National Vital Statistics Reports, vol. 63, no. 3, “Deaths: Final data for 2011”; also see Vital and Health Statistics, Series 2, no. 148, “The validity of race and Hispanic origin reporting on death certificates in the United States.”

Data Source: CDC/NCHS, National Vital Statistics System mortality data, 2012–2013.

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention/National Center for Health Statistics: Racial and Gender Disparities in Suicide Among Young Adults Aged 18–24: United States, 2009–2013