Youth suicide rate by race and ethnicity

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Definitions: The number of suicides among youth ages 0-20 years inclusive, per 100,000 youths.

Data Source: New Mexico Department of Public Health Indicator-Based Information System (NM-IBIS): ibis.health.state.nm.us.  Mortality Queries by the Social Determinants of Health, Bureau of Vital Records and Health Statistics, data last updated October 2015.
Data for years prior to 2010 are available by request.


Footnotes: When there is a small number of health events (*) in a small population (e.g., race or ethnicity), problems with statistical instability may occur. An unstable count or rate may fluctuate widely across time periods. An unstable count or rate should be interpreted with caution and should not be used to predict outcomes. For more information on statistical stability, visit the NM-IBIS Reliability & Validity page, https://ibis.health.state.nm.us/resource/ReliabilityValidity.html.
County-level data are available by request.
Updated May 2016.