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Data List for Suicide Among Youth Age 10-24 Years by County, New Mexico, 2009-2013, and U.S., 2013

CountyDeaths per 100,000 PopulationLower LimitUpper LimitNoteNumer- atorDenom- inator
Record Count: 35
Catron139.60297.4Warning, data extremely unstable32,149
Chaves156.123.8Warning, data unstable1173,478
Cibola17.72.233.3Warning, data unstable528,204
Colfax9026.5Warning, data extremely unstable111,165
Curry5.4011.4Warning, data extremely unstable355,885
De Baca00228.2**01,486
Dona Ana8.95.212.523259,675
Eddy7.20.114.2Warning, data unstable455,867
Grant7.7018.4Warning, data extremely unstable225,881
Hidalgo19.8058.7Warning, data extremely unstable15,039
Lea6.80.812.8Warning, data unstable573,199
Lincoln13.2031.6Warning, data extremely unstable215,112
Los Alamos34.14.263.9Warning, data unstable514,674
Luna19.32.436.2Warning, data unstable525,909
Quay13.5040Warning, data extremely unstable17,398
Rio Arriba30.113.147.11239,864
San Juan20.913.428.430143,506
San Miguel0010.9**031,154
Santa Fe19.611.827.524122,128
Socorro14.7031.4Warning, data extremely unstable320,394
Taos18.82.335.4Warning, data unstable526,522
Torrance25.50.550.5Warning, data unstable415,680
Union52.50125.2Warning, data extremely unstable23,810
Valencia11.23.918.5Warning, data unstable980,594

Data Notes

Suicide deaths were defined by underlying cause of death based on the International Classification of Diseases, version 10 (ICD-10) codes.   **No deaths during the time period.

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.

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The youth suicide death rate is defined as the number of deaths attributed to suicide among persons 10-24 years per 100,000 of the age group population.

How We Calculated the Rates

Numerator:The total number of suicide deaths per year among persons 10-24 years.
Denominator:The estimated mid-year population of persons 10-24 years.

Date Indicator Content Last Updated: 01/20/2015

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Content updated: Mon, 9 Feb 2015 18:30:25 MST