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Table 2 Gun Suicides, 1999 to 2019, by County Urbanization, Sex, Age, and Race/Ethnicity

From: Achieving health equity in US suicides: a narrative review and commentary

   METRO    NON METRO  
Population Gun Suicides All Suicides % Gun Suicides Gun Suicides All Suicides % Gun Suicides
6–12 yo M 0.10 0.43 22.4 0.21 0.56 37.8
13–18 yo M 3.87 8.18 47.3 7.57 12.77 59.3
19–24 yo M 10.51 20.72 50.7 17.41 29.01 60.0
25–35 yo M 9.98 21.35 46.8 17.83 32.70 54.5
36–50 yo M 11.34 24.32 46.6 19.77 33.66 58.7
51–70 yo M 14.86 25.21 58.9 22.27 30.41 73.2
71–85 + yo M 25.41 32.81 77.5 37.38 42.16 88.7
AIAN M 8.29 19.63 42.2 16.26 36.22 44.9
NHW M 12.77 22.85 55.9 18.37 27.68 66.4
NHB M 5.67 10.22 55.5 5.94 9.25 64.2
API M 2.50 8.87 28.2 4.47 13.50 33.1
HISP M 4.11 9.85 41.7 7.07 13.55 52.1
All Males 10.19 18.63 54.7 16.58 25.37 65.4
6–12 yo F 0.02 0.18 10.6 0.04 0.21 17.2
13–18 yo F 0.63 2.85 22.2 1.13 3.62 31.0
19–24 yo F 1.23 4.33 28.3 1.93 5.00 38.6
25–35 yo F 1.61 5.41 29.9 2.88 7.22 39.9
36–50 yo F 2.24 7.78 28.8 4.10 9.92 41.3
51–70 yo F 2.27 7.47 30.4 3.64 7.64 47.7
71–85 + yo F 1.33 4.23 31.3 1.80 3.47 51.8
AIAN F 1.46 6.21 23.5 2.27 9.72 23.4
NHW F 1.94 6.28 30.8 2.77 6.34 43.7
NHB F 0.59 2.08 28.3 0.59 1.54 38.1
API F 0.34 3.44 9.8 0.92 4.33 21.1
HISP F 0.45 2.16 20.8 0.71 2.53 28.1
All Females 1.43 4.92 29.1 2.47 5.82 42.3
  1. All data is age adjusted deaths per 100,000 (rate), except % suicides by gun. All data is cumulative 1999 to 2019
  2. Italics: Rate is based on 20 or fewer deaths (n = 17 deaths in this case) and may be unstable. Interpret with caution
  3. Data source: https://wonder.cdc.gov/ucd-icd10.html