Number of Suicides By Selected Age Group
Michigan Residents, 2014

SUICIDES
View ICD Codes
All Ages Under 5 5-14 15-24 25-44 45-64 65 and
Older

BOTH SEXES

Number of Suicides

 All SUICIDES 1,343 20 189 421 503 210
 Cut/Pierce 22 1 6 10 5
 Firearm 667 10 84 190 242 141
 Hanging/Suffocation 365 9 81 137 114 24
 Jump 28 7 9 10 2
 Poisoning 230 1 8 71 115 35
 Suicides - Other 31 8 8 12 3

BOTH SEXES

Percent of Distribution

 All SUICIDES 100.0 1.5 14.1 31.3 37.5 15.6
 Cut/Pierce 100.0 4.5 27.3 45.5 22.7
 Firearm 100.0 1.5 12.6 28.5 36.3 21.1
 Hanging/Suffocation 100.0 2.5 22.2 37.5 31.2 6.6
 Jump 100.0 25.0 32.1 35.7 7.1
 Poisoning 100.0 0.4 3.5 30.9 50.0 15.2
 Suicides - Other 100.0 25.8 25.8 38.7 9.7

Notes:

Underlying causes of death prior to 1999 were classified in accordance with the ninth revision of of the International Classification of Diseases (ICD-9). Underlying causes of death for 1999 and thereafter were classified in accordance with the tenth revision (ICD-10). With each revision there are differences in classifying the underlying causes of death. Therefore, statistics based on one revision may not be directly comparable to the other revision.

Zero deaths are shown by a "—".

"**" indicates that data were suppressed (4 deaths or less) to assure confidentiality.

Percent of all ages.

Source: Michigan Resident Death Files,
Division of Vital Records and Health Statistics, Michigan Department of Health and Human Services.

Last Updated: 01/25/2016