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Suicide Deaths
Rates | Number | Statistics

AGE-SPECIFIC SUICIDE DEATH RATES
BY RACE/ETHNICITY AND SEX, OREGON RESIDENTS, 1989-1995
Rates per 100,000
                                             AGE
                   ----------------------------------------------------
RACE               0-14   15-24   25-34   35-54   55-64   65-74     75+
===============    ====   =====   =====   =====   =====   =====   ===== 
NON-HISP WHITES     0.9    18.6    20.7    19.6    19.3    23.4    34.8
  MALES             1.1    30.3    33.8    30.5    28.9    40.2    78.7
  FEMALES           0.7     6.6     8.0     8.8    10.4     9.4     7.8
HISPANIC WHITES     1.5     9.5     8.9    14.0    13.6     0.0     0.0
  MALES             1.4    14.4    12.7    20.9    13.3     0.0     0.0
  FEMALES           1.5     2.9     3.2     5.5    14.0     0.0     0.0
AFRICAN AMER.       0.9    24.1    14.5    11.9    16.4    13.5     0.0
  MALES             1.9    42.4    20.6    13.0    32.9    29.8     0.0
  FEMALES           0.0     3.4     7.2    10.5     0.0     0.0     0.0
AMER. INDIANS       0.0    34.9    21.7    17.0     6.2     0.0    18.0
  MALES             0.0    44.5    35.1    24.2    12.8     0.0     0.0
  FEMALES           0.0    24.4     8.0    10.2     0.0     0.0    30.4
ASIAN & P.I.        0.7     9.9     9.4     6.6     3.3     9.7    21.5
  MALES             1.4    14.5    15.0     7.9     0.0    11.1     0.0
  FEMALES           0.0     5.4     3.7     5.4     5.6     8.6    40.2




NUMBER OF SUICIDE DEATHS BY AGE GROUP,
RACE/ETHNICITY, AND SEX, OREGON RESIDENTS, 1989-1995

                                             AGE
                   ----------------------------------------------------   TOTAL
RACE               0-14   15-24   25-34   35-54   55-64   65-74     75+  DEATHS
===============    ====   =====   =====   =====   =====   =====    ====  ======
NON-HISP WHITES      36     440     564    1070     304     361     427    3202
  MALES              22     363     454     830     219     282     368    2538
  FEMALES            14      77     110     240      85      79      59     664
HISPANIC WHITES       4      15      14      23       4       0       0      60
  MALES               2      13      12      19       2       0       0      48
  FEMALES             2       2       2       4       2       0       0      12
AFRICAN AMER.         1      15       9      10       3       2       0      40
  MALES               1      14       7       6       3       2       0      33
  FEMALES             0       1       2       4       0       0       0       7
AMER. INDIANS         0      18      11      13       1       0       1      44
  MALES               0      12       9       9       1       0       0      31
  FEMALES             0       6       2       4       0       0       1      13
ASIAN & P.I.          1      11      10       9       1       2       2      36
  MALES               1       8       8       5       0       1       0      23
  FEMALES             0       3       2       4       1       1       2      13




SELECTED SUICIDE DEATH STATISTICS,
BY RACE/ETHNICITY AND SEX, OREGON RESIDENTS, 1989-1995

                                    AGE-   COMPAR-        YEARS          
                           CRUDE  ADJUSTED  ATIVE        OF LIFE         MEAN
                  TOTAL    DEATH   DEATH   MORTAL-        LOST         YPLL PER
RACE             DEATHS    RATE    RATE   ITY FIG.        INDEX          YEAR  
===============   =====    =====  ======  ========       =======       ========
NON-HISP WHITES    3202    17.0    17.0   1.000           1.000            9119
  MALES            2538    27.6    28.6   1.683    0.01   1.588    0.01    7232
  FEMALES           664     6.9     6.8   0.402    0.01   0.414    0.01    1887
HISPANIC WHITES      60     7.4     8.0   0.470    0.01   0.575    0.01     268
  MALES              48    10.8                                             215
  FEMALES            12     3.3                                              53
AFRICAN AMER.        40    11.2                                             180
  MALES              33    17.7                                             153
  FEMALES             7     4.1                                              27
AMER. INDIANS        44    14.8                                             208
  MALES              31    20.9                                             148
  FEMALES            13     8.7                                              60
ASIAN & P.I.         36     6.4                                             155
  MALES              23     8.5                                             114
  FEMALES            13     4.5                                              41
Age-adjusted statistics were not calculated for subsets with fewer than 50 deaths.

Statistically significant CMF and YLLI values are indicated by .01, .02, or .05 where appropriate.