Suicidal thoughts and behavior in 33 metropolitan statistical areas: 2008 to 2010


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Fact Sheet/Issue Brief
Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)

This issue of The NSDUH Report presents estimates of serious suicidal thought, suicidal planning, and suicide attempts among those aged 18 or older in 33 metropolitan statistical areas (MSAs); comparisons are made between each MSA and the Nation as a whole.
The MSAs were selected based on a combination of the available data and the intent to get population representation and regional coverage in the Department of Health and Human Services regions. All estimates in this report are annual averages based on the combined 2008 to 2010 data.