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Data List for Suicide Death Rates Among Youth 15-24 Years 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: 29
Bernalillo 21.7 17.5 25.9 103 474,989
Catron 153.3 0 365.7 Warning, small numbers. Data not stable. 2 1,304
Chaves 30.7 15.2 46.2 15 48,904
Cibola 16 0 34 Warning, small numbers. Data not stable. 3 18,793
Colfax 13.5 0 40 Warning, small numbers. Data not stable. 1 7,410
Curry 8 0 17 Warning, small numbers. Data not stable. 3 37,512
Dona Ana 14.2 8.7 19.7 26 183,083
Eddy 22.4 6.9 38 Warning, small numbers. Data not stable. 8 35,652
Grant 11.8 0 28 Warning, small numbers. Data not stable. 2 17,014
Hidalgo 29.9 0 88.4 Warning, small numbers. Data not stable. 1 3,346
Lea 8.4 0.2 16.6 Warning, small numbers. Data not stable. 4 47,572
Lincoln 20.4 0 48.8 Warning, small numbers. Data not stable. 2 9,785
Los Alamos 24.5 0 58.4 Warning, small numbers. Data not stable. 2 8,174
Luna 29.8 3.7 55.9 Warning, small numbers. Data not stable. 5 16,796
McKinley 41.9 25.8 58.1 26 61,990
Otero 28.2 12.9 43.5 13 46,139
Quay 20.7 0 61.4 Warning, small numbers. Data not stable. 1 4,823
Rio Arriba 49.2 22.5 76 13 26,409
Roosevelt 16.2 7.4 25 13 80,332
San Juan 34 22.2 45.8 32 94,061
San Miguel 4.5 0 13.2 Warning, small numbers. Data not stable. 1 22,428
Santa Fe 26.5 15.2 37.8 21 79,351
Socorro 20.4 0 43.4 Warning, small numbers. Data not stable. 3 14,722
Taos 35 7 62.9 Warning, small numbers. Data not stable. 6 17,164
Torrance 29.8 0 63.5 Warning, small numbers. Data not stable. 3 10,072
Union 77.4 0 184.8 Warning, small numbers. Data not stable. 2 2,582
Valencia 17.6 6.1 29.1 Warning, small numbers. Data not stable. 9 51,194
NM 22 19.6 24.4 320 1,454,008
US 9.7

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.

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 youth suicide death rate is defined as the number of deaths attributed to suicide among persons 15-24 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 15-24 years.
Denominator: The estimated mid-year population of persons 15-24 years.

Date Indicator Content Last Updated: 09/30/2013


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Content updated: Thu, 17 Oct 2013 15:31:50 MDT