Table 1

Self-Injury mortality (SIM)* and suicide rates per 100 000 population and SIM-to-suicide rate ratios for three racial/ethnic groups by sex, USA, 2008–2017

Race/ethnicity2008200920102011201220132014201520162017% change 2008/2017
Both sexesSIM rate
White (non-Hispanic)27.928 329.531.031.232.434.136.640.543.355.1
Black (non-Hispanic)12.912.712.613.313.714.615.517.322.826.9109.1
Hispanic 9.79.99.810.410.510.911.612.614.816.368.8
Male
White (non-Hispanic)40.641.042.444.544.746.148.552.158.362.754.5
Black (non-Hispanic)19.618.918.619.720.221.822.826.034.341.2109.6
Hispanic15.115.314.815.715.816.417.519.022.825.468.1
Female
White (non-Hispanic)15.716.116.918.018.119.120.121.423.224.455.8
Black (non-Hispanic) 6.77.07.27.57.78.08.89.312.313.9106.2
Hispanic 4.04.44.75.05.15.35.66.06.67.075.1
Both sexesSuicide rate
White (non-Hispanic)15.215.416.016.516.817.117.618.118.218.924.9
Black (non-Hispanic) 5.35.25.35.55.75.65.65.86.36.929.2
Hispanic 4.95.25.35.25.35.35.95.86.36.736.0
Male
White (non-Hispanic)24.324.725.626.226.726.927.728.328.329.923.3
Black (non-Hispanic) 9.38.89.19.49.69.59.59.810.611.421.9
Hispanic 8.08.58.58.58.58.39.29.110.110.732.6
Female
White (non-Hispanic) 6.36.56.77.07.27.57.98.38.38.229.8
Black (non-Hispanic) 1.71.91.81.92.12.12.12.12.42.864.0
Hispanic 1.71.82.01.92.12.22.42.62.52.656.4
Both sexesSIM: suicide rate ratio
White (non-Hispanic)1.841.841.841.881.861.901.932.022.232.2823.9
Black (non-Hispanic)2.412.442.392.432.412.612.752.993.603.9162.2
Hispanic1.971.901.861.991.962.061.982.152.332.4423.9
Male
White (non-Hispanic)1.671.661.651.701.681.711.751.842.062.0925.1
Black (non-Hispanic)2.102.142.042.112.102.302.402.663.243.6272.4
Hispanic1.881.801.751.851.851.971.902.092.262.3927.1
Female
White (non-Hispanic)2.472.492.552.562.502.552.562.602.812.9619.8
Black (non-Hispanic)3.983.723.943.883.713.884.184.385.015.0025.6
Hispanic2.402.412.352.602.442.412.332.352.602.6811.7
  • *Self-injury mortality (SIM) is a composite of all registered suicides, and estimated nonsuicide deaths from drug self-intoxication at ages 15 years and older.