Number of Suicides By Selected Age Group
Michigan Residents, Both Sexes, 2013

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 1,296 1 17 178 420 472 208
 Cut/Pierce 21 1 3 13 4
 Firearm 670 8 74 185 255 148
 Hanging/Suffocation 341 1 8 77 134 95 26
 Jump 30 2 16 8 4
 Poisoning 203 1 18 70 90 24
 Suicides - Other 31 6 12 11 2

BOTH SEXES

Percent of Distribution

 All SUICIDES 100.0 0.1 1.3 13.7 32.4 36.4 16.0
 Cut/Pierce 100.0 4.8 14.3 61.9 19.0
 Firearm 100.0 1.2 11.0 27.6 38.1 22.1
 Hanging/Suffocation 100.0 0.3 2.3 22.6 39.3 27.9 7.6
 Jump 100.0 6.7 53.3 26.7 13.3
 Poisoning 100.0 0.5 8.9 34.5 44.3 11.8
 Suicides - Other 100.0 19.4 38.7 35.5 6.5

Notes:

Underlying causes of death for 1991-1998 were classified in accordance with the ninth revision of the International Classification of Diseases (ICD-9). Underlying causes of death after 1998 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 "—".

All Ages include unknown age.

Source: Michigan Resident Death Files,
Data Development Section, Michigan Department of Community Health.

Last Updated: 01/25/2016

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