Number of suicides, 2007-2012
Michigan Residents, Both Sexes, All Ages

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SELECTED SUICIDES
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2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
 

Number of suicides

 ALL SUICIDES 1,123 1,173 1,164 1,265 1,216 1,255
 Firearm 557 566 570 599 618 624
 Hanging/Suffocation 271 297 272 325 324 356
 Poisoning 214 227 239 252 196 207
 Jump 24 27 29 29 23 22
 Cut/Pierce 27 23 20 28 21 17
 Suicides - Other 30 33 34 32 34 29
 

Percent of Distribution

 ALL SUICIDES 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
 Firearm 49.6 48.3 49.0 47.4 50.8 49.7
 Hanging/Suffocation 24.1 25.3 23.4 25.7 26.6 28.4
 Poisoning 19.1 19.4 20.5 19.9 16.1 16.5
 Jump 2.1 2.3 2.5 2.3 1.9 1.8
 Cut/Pierce 2.4 2.0 1.7 2.2 1.7 1.4
 Suicides - Other 2.7 2.8 2.9 2.5 2.8 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 Community Health.

Last Updated: 04/10/2014

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