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Affluence and suicide among U.S. urban counties

Timothy McGettigan

Affluence and suicide among U.S. urban counties

by Timothy McGettigan

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Suicide -- United States -- Economic aspects.

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    Other titlesAffluence and suicide among United States urban counties.
    Statementby Timothy McGettigan.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv, 44 leaves, bound ;
    Number of Pages44
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16902036M

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Affluence and suicide among U.S. urban counties by Timothy McGettigan Download PDF EPUB FB2

Suicide is a major and continuing public health concern in the United States. During –, approximatelyU.S. residents died by suicide, with the highest annual rate occurring in (1).Annual county-level mortality data from the National Vital Statistics System (NVSS) and annual county-level population data from the U.S.

Census Bureau were used to analyze suicide rate Cited by: Male suicide rates decreased significantly over time in urban counties (slope, −; P female suicide rates increased over time in the most rural and most urban counties (slope, and ; both P).

Female suicide rates were higher in rural counties but were substantially lower than male rates across all county by:   You might assume that suicide rates would be elevated in lower-income neighborhoods and counties, and the study’s authors do point to findings that higher income generally lowers suicide risk.

For example, an individual with family income less than $10, (in dollars) is 50% more likely to commit suicide than an individual with income.

Suicide rates are generally higher in urban than in rural areas in most countries 1 although there are noteworthy exceptions like China. 2 Studies from Western countries have demonstrated that urban dwellers are at increased risk of suicide compared with their counterparts in rural areas.

3 – 6 However, these studies have often failed to adjust risk estimates for possible Cited by:   Increases in suicide rates from – in the U.S., by urban-rural classification. Model-based and direct estimates. Note: Urbanization level was determined using the NCHS Urban-Rural Classification Scheme for Counties from (applied to data years –) and (applied to data years –).

Dashed lines represent direct Cited by:   Rural counties consistently had higher suicide rates than metropolitan counties fromaccording to data released today in the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. Suicide is the tenth leading cause of death in the United States.

Suicide Death Rates for U.S. Counties Nea Americans died from suicide inmaking it one of the leading causes of death in the United States. The national age-adjusted suicide rate. When firearms were taken out of the equation, suicide rates in rural and urban areas were comparable.

Of every three deaths involving guns, only one is a homicide—the other two are suicides. And according to new research from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, in rural areas of Maryland, suicide rates are 35 percent higher than in urban settings—a disparity that can be.

1. Introduction. Suicide is surprisingly prevalent among preadolescents. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, a, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, b, suicide was the sixth leading cause of death for children aged five to 12 (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, a).Moreover, the most recent data on suicide rates for children aged five to   A recent comprehensive census and survey of homelessness in Los Angeles County by the federal Department of Housing and Urban Development fo homeless people in the city and surrounding.

Figure 3: Suicide in Northern Ireland by urban/rural classification. Map 1 shows the average rate of suicide perpersons by parliamentary constituency over a five-year timeframe from to Map 1: The average annual suicide rate perpersons by.

Moreover, to our knowledge, only one US study has examined rural–urban patterns in suicide risks among male and female youth. 9 Rural–urban disparities in overall youth mortality or mortality from other causes are not known. In this paper, using the – national mortality data, we analyze socioeconomic and rural–urban disparities.

New research shows that U.S. children living in counties with the highest poverty rates are 37 percent more likely to die by suicide than those living in the least impoverished counties.

The most important group within the book industry is, of course, the consumers. Books remain hugely popular among U.S. consumers, with 74 percent of adults consuming at least one book. Traditional explanations of suicide, such as economic strain, are often unable to explain the low incidence of suicide among African Americans.

Recent qualitative work has suggested, however, that African American cultural definitions of suicide, derived from religion, may explain the low suicide risk among African Americans. Hispanic Suicide in U.S. Metropolitan Areas: Examining the Effects of Immigration, Assimilation, Affluence, and Disadvantage Article (PDF Available) in American Journal of Sociology (6)   The suicide rate is highest in the Western U.S., with Montana (26 deaths per ,), Alaska ( deaths per ,) and Wyoming ( deaths per ,) recording the highest rates.

Overall, suicide rates in the United States are lower among ethnic-minority populations than among white European-Americans, says Mary O. Odafe, a clinical psychology graduate student at the University of Houston who has reviewed the past decade’s worth of research on suicide in adults along with associate professor Rheeda Walker, PhD, and.

The highest annual rate of suicide was in the rural counties, however — perpeople, which compared to perin small/medium metropolitan counties. Broken down by gender, the rate of rural male suicide from to was per-- almost double that of perfor urban boys and young men.

Previous data from to show that this ratio used to be per(rural) versus per(urban), which means the gap between rural and urban suicide. This study examines the structural correlates of Hispanic suicide at the metropolitan level using Mortality Multiple Cause‐of‐Death Records and census data.

The authors test competing hypotheses regarding the effects of immigration, assimilation, affluence, economic disadvantage, and ethnic inequality on suicide levels for Hispanics as a whole and disaggregated by immigrant status.The homicide rate has not consistently shown the upward trend that we see with the suicide rate.

1 Suicide rates are generally highest in Alaska and in the western and northwestern United States, with the exception of southern California and parts of Washington.

Rural counties generally have higher rates of suicide than urban counties. 2,3.• InVeterans accounted for % of all deaths by suicide among U.S. adults and constituted % of the U.S. adult population. InVeterans accounted for % of all deaths by suicide and represented % of the U.S. adult population.

Graph 1. Number of Suicides, U.S.