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Data List for Suicide by county, New Mexico, 2009-2013, and U.S., 2013

County Deaths per 100,000 Population Lower Limit Upper Limit Note Numer- ator Denom- inator
Record Count: 36
Bernalillo 19.2 17.7 20.6 655 3,342,655
Catron 71.7 21.1 122.3 Warning, data unstable 12 18,676
Chaves 20.8 15.7 26 65 329,349
Cibola 20.5 12.9 28.2 29 136,494
Colfax 21.3 9.6 33 15 68,127
Curry 11.5 7.2 15.8 28 245,775
De Baca 37.9 0 80.3 Warning, data extremely unstable 4 10,019
Dona Ana 16.3 13.8 18.8 169 1,059,495
Eddy 21.3 15.5 27.1 54 272,516
Grant 36.1 25.2 47.1 48 147,284
Guadalupe 23.6 2 45.2 Warning, data unstable 5 23,318
Harding 0 0 97.5 Warning, data extremely unstable 0 3,479
Hidalgo 25.5 2.8 48.2 Warning, data unstable 5 24,148
Lea 14.8 10.4 19.1 45 329,023
Lincoln 16.8 8.2 25.3 18 102,575
Los Alamos 14.9 6.1 23.7 Warning, data unstable 13 90,286
Luna 17 9.6 24.4 22 125,319
McKinley 27 21.4 32.6 94 364,351
Mora 39.4 11.6 67.2 Warning, data unstable 9 24,294
Otero 27.3 21.5 33.2 90 322,393
Quay 26.2 10.6 41.9 Warning, data unstable 12 44,766
Rio Arriba 25.4 18.2 32.6 50 201,190
Roosevelt 8.9 2.6 15.2 Warning, data unstable 8 100,818
Sandoval 18.3 15 21.6 121 667,569
San Juan 22.3 18.5 26 136 642,732
San Miguel 19.4 11.9 26.9 29 146,122
Santa Fe 19.3 16 22.6 147 726,944
Sierra 33.4 16.4 50.4 21 59,540
Socorro 23.3 13.2 33.4 22 89,208
Taos 24.9 17 32.8 42 165,260
Torrance 23.2 12.8 33.5 21 81,186
Union 28.8 6.9 50.7 Warning, data unstable 7 22,634
Valencia 17.4 13.1 21.7 66 384,090
Missing/unknown ** 1
NM 19.8 19 20.7 2,063 10,371,635
US 12.6 12.5 12.7 41,149 316,128,839

Data Notes

Suicide deaths for 1995-1998 were defined by underlying cause of death based on International Classification of Diseases, version 9 (ICD-9) codes; and suicide deaths for 1999 and later were defined by underlying cause of death based on International Classification of Diseases, version 10 (ICD-10) codes.   All rates are per 100,000, age-adjusted to the 2000 U.S. standard population.

Data Sources

  • New Mexico Death Data: Bureau of Vital Records and Health Statistics (BVRHS), New Mexico Department of Health.
  • Population Data Source: Geospatial and Population Studies Program, University of New Mexico. http://bber.unm.edu/bber_research_demPop.html.

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Definition

The suicide death rate is defined as the number deaths attributed to suicide per 100,000 population.

How We Calculated the Rates

Numerator: The total number of suicide deaths per year.
Denominator: The estimated mid-year population.

Date Indicator Content Last Updated: 02/06/2015


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Content updated: Fri, 20 Feb 2015 11:54:21 MST