Data for Suicide by County, 2008-2012
Data NotesDeaths were coded under the 10th revision of the International Classification of Diseases (ICD). Age-adjusted death rates were calculated using the direct method and the projected United States 2000 population as the standard. **Rates are displayed only for counties that have a minimum of 20 deaths. U.S. data are for 2010.
Data SourcesDeath Certificate Database, State Center for Health Statistics NCHS Bridged Population Estimates
DefinitionSuicides include all resident deaths where a suicide was coded as the underlying (primary) cause of death.
How We Calculated the Rates
Date Indicator Content Last Updated: 12/05/2013