Number of suicides, 2009-2014
Michigan Residents, Both Sexes, All Ages

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SELECTED SUICIDES
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2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
 

Number of suicides

 ALL SUICIDES 1,164 1,265 1,216 1,255 1,296 1,344
 Firearm 570 599 618 624 670 668
 Hanging/Suffocation 272 325 324 356 341 365
 Poisoning 239 252 196 207 203 230
 Jump 29 29 23 22 30 28
 Cut/Pierce 20 28 21 17 21 22
 Suicides - Other 34 32 34 29 31 31
 

Percent of Distribution

 ALL SUICIDES 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
 Firearm 49.0 47.4 50.8 49.7 51.7 49.7
 Hanging/Suffocation 23.4 25.7 26.6 28.4 26.3 27.2
 Poisoning 20.5 19.9 16.1 16.5 15.7 17.1
 Jump 2.5 2.3 1.9 1.8 2.3 2.1
 Cut/Pierce 1.7 2.2 1.7 1.4 1.6 1.6
 Suicides - Other 2.9 2.5 2.8 2.3 2.4 2.3

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 Health and Human Services.

Last Updated: 03/07/2016

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