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U.S. Adult Suicide Attempts Rise Over Past Decade

Between 2004 and 2013, the percentage of adults in the United States who reported making a suicide attempt during the past three years increased from 0.62% in 2004 to 0.79% in 2013. The number of suicide attempts by adults was 221 and 305 in 2004 and 2013 respectively.
Suicide attempts were more prevalent among younger adults ages 21 to 34; adults with no more than a high school education; and adults with common personality, mood, and anxiety disorders. About half of …

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