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Data List for Suicide by year, New Mexico and the United States, 1995-2013

NM vs. U.S. Year Deaths per 100,000 Population Lower Limit Upper Limit Numer- ator Denom- inator
Record Count: 38
New Mexico 1995 18.2 16.1 20.2 298 1,720,394
New Mexico 1996 18.9 16.8 21.0 318 1,752,326
New Mexico 1997 17.6 15.6 19.6 302 1.77
New Mexico 1998 17.1 15.1 19.0 298 1,793,484
New Mexico 1999 18.0 16.0 19.9 315 1,798,161
New Mexico 2000 18.1 16.1 20.0 325 1,828,596
New Mexico 2001 20.4 18.3 22.5 368 1,851,525
New Mexico 2002 19.0 17.0 20.9 348 1,874,593
New Mexico 2003 18.4 16.4 20.4 343 1,897,658
New Mexico 2004 18.9 16.9 20.8 359 1,920,756
New Mexico 2005 17.8 15.8 19.6 341 1,943,827
New Mexico 2006 17.7 15.8 19.6 347 1,966,890
New Mexico 2007 20.3 18.3 22.4 400 1,989,996
New Mexico 2008 20.3 18.3 22.3 406 2,013,064
New Mexico 2009 18.1 16.2 19.9 372 2,036,124
New Mexico 2010 19.9 17.9 21.9 410 2,065,195
New Mexico 2011 20.3 18.3 22.2 419 2,083,725
New Mexico 2012 20.9 18.9 22.9 435 2,091,432
New Mexico 2013 20.0 18.1 22.0 427 2,095,159
U.S. 1995 11.8 11.7 11.9 31,284 266,386,596
U.S. 1996 11.5 11.4 11.7 30,903 269,540,779
U.S. 1997 11.2 11.1 11.4 30,535 272,776,678
U.S. 1998 11.1 11.0 11.2 30,575 276,032,848
U.S. 1999 10.5 10.4 10.6 29,199 279,040,168
U.S. 2000 10.4 10.3 10.6 29,350 281,421,906
U.S. 2001 10.7 10.6 10.8 30,622 284,968,955
U.S. 2002 11.0 10.8 11.1 31,655 287,625,193
U.S. 2003 10.8 10.7 10.9 31,484 290,107,933
U.S. 2004 11.0 10.9 11.1 32,439 292,805,298
U.S. 2005 10.9 10.8 11.0 32,637 295,516,599
U.S. 2006 11.0 10.9 11.1 33,300 298,379,912
U.S. 2007 11.3 11.2 11.4 34,598 301,231,207
U.S. 2008 11.6 11.5 11.7 36,035 304,093,966
U.S. 2009 11.8 11.6 11.9 36,909 306,771,529
U.S. 2010 12.1 12.0 12.2 38,364 308,745,538
U.S. 2011 12.3 12.2 12.5 39,518 311,591,917
U.S. 2012 12.6 12.5 12.7 40,600 313,914,040
U.S. 2013 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.
  • U.S. Data Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics. http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/.

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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: Thu, 26 Mar 2015 15:04:08 MDT