Number of suicides, 2006-2011
Michigan Residents, Both Sexes, All Ages

View Rates per 100,000 Population for 2006-2010 and 2011

SELECTED SUICIDES
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2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011
 

Number of suicides

 ALL SUICIDES 1,132 1,123 1,173 1,164 1,265 1,216
 Firearm 595 557 566 570 599 618
 Hanging/Suffocation 235 271 297 272 325 324
 Poisoning 227 214 227 239 252 196
 Jump 16 24 27 29 29 23
 Cut/Pierce 18 27 23 20 28 21
 Suicides - Other 41 30 33 34 32 34
 

Percent of Distribution

 ALL SUICIDES 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
 Firearm 52.6 49.6 48.3 49.0 47.4 50.8
 Hanging/Suffocation 20.8 24.1 25.3 23.4 25.7 26.6
 Poisoning 20.1 19.1 19.4 20.5 19.9 16.1
 Jump 1.4 2.1 2.3 2.5 2.3 1.9
 Cut/Pierce 1.6 2.4 2.0 1.7 2.2 1.7
 Suicides - Other 3.6 2.7 2.8 2.9 2.5 2.8

Notes:

Zero deaths are shown by a "—".

Percent of all deaths that were categorized as suicides for the specified year.

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

Last Updated: 10/31/2013

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