Suicide rates in the United States continue to increase
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Fact Sheet/Issue Brief
National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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This data brief describes trends in suicide deaths by sex, age group and means of suicide from the years 2000-2016. During that period the suicide rate for males increased by 21% while the rate for females showed a much higher increase at 50%. Data were obtained from the National Vital Statistics System.