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Emergency Visits For Attempted Suicide Essentially Unchanged Between 2006 & 2013

The annual rate of emergency department visits due to suicide attempt and self-inflicted injury fluctuated between 163.1 to 173.8 per 100,000 from 2006 through 2013. During the period, there were nearly 3.6 million emergency department visits due to a suicide attempt out of a total of more than 1 billion visits. During the same period, the rate of completed suicide increased from 11.0 suicide deaths per 100,000 population to 12.6 per 100,000 in 2013.
These findings were reported in “Emergency Department …

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