Youth and young adult deaths from suicide in Delaware

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Why This Indicator Matters

As children age, they encounter new environments and challenges that pose new risks to their safety. Suicide among youth is a widespread problem. It is the third leading cause of death for people between the ages of 10 and 24, and results in roughly 4,600 lives lost annually in the U.S.
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Definitions: Youth and young adult (ages 10-24 years) due to suicide

Data Source: Delaware Health Statistics Center

Footnotes:

S = data are suppressed where number of incidences are at or below 10 to avoid the risk of identification. Data can be linked up with other name sources or other database which can lead to identification of an individual.

Data last updated: 02/2021