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Data List for Suicide Deaths by County New Mexico, 2008-2012 and U.S., 2007

County Deaths per 100,000 Population Lower Limit Upper Limit Note Numer- ator Denom- inator
Record Count: 34
Bernalillo 18.9 17.5 20.4 644 3,307,492
Catron 52.2 11.4 93 * 11 18,640
Chaves 19.3 14.4 24.3 61 328,051
Cibola 20.8 13.1 28.6 28 136,030
Colfax 25.6 12.5 38.7 17 68,626
Curry 10.1 6.1 14.2 24 242,975
De Baca 28.4 0 66 * 3 10,111
Dona Ana 17.3 14.7 19.9 178 1,046,614
Eddy 22.5 16.5 28.5 57 270,123
Grant 38.6 27.3 49.9 51 147,802
Guadalupe 21.2 1.9 40.5 * 5 23,404
Harding 0 ** 0
Hidalgo 31.7 7.6 55.7 * 7 24,602
Lea 14.1 9.8 18.4 42 323,855
Lincoln 19.4 9.9 28.9 19 102,425
Los Alamos 11.2 4 18.3 * 11 90,418
Luna 17.8 10.1 25.5 22 125,629
McKinley 28.7 23 34.5 99 362,588
Mora 35.2 10 60.4 * 9 24,394
Otero 25.9 20.3 31.6 84 320,381
Quay 25.3 9.8 40.7 * 11 45,284
Rio Arriba 25.3 18.1 32.5 49 201,592
Roosevelt 12.4 4.9 19.8 * 11 100,131
Sandoval 18.1 14.7 21.4 116 654,063
San Juan 23.3 19.4 27.1 143 642,828
San Miguel 17.2 10.1 24.2 25 146,951
Santa Fe 20.4 17.1 23.8 153 720,835
Sierra 28.3 12.4 44.3 16 60,201
Socorro 23 13.1 32.9 22 89,377
Taos 22.2 14.6 29.8 36 164,319
Torrance 18.2 9.4 27 18 81,864
Union 28.9 7 50.8 * 7 22,623
Valencia 16.2 12.1 20.4 61 381,807
NM 19.9 19 20.8 2,042 10,289,540

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. The suicide death rates reported here were 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

Suicide death 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: 12/04/2013


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Content updated: Wed, 4 Dec 2013 18:06:14 MST