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Data List for Suicide Deaths by Race/Ethnicity, New Mexico, 2010-2012

Race Deaths per 100,000 Population Lower Limit Upper Limit Note Numer- ator Denom- inator
Record Count: 6
American Indian/Alaska Native 24.7 20.4 29 132 547,659
Asian/Pacific Islander 14.2 6.9 21.4 15 92,778
Black/African American 8.5 3.2 13.9 Warning, small numbers. Data not stable 10 127,615
Hispanic 14 12.6 15.4 385 2,896,033
White 25.7 23.7 27.6 713 2,576,267
New Mexico 20.4 19.2 21.5 1,264 6,240,352

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