Percentage of Adults Who Reported They Had Seriously
Considered Taking Their Own Life in the Past 12 Months

Subpopulation Unweighted Frequency Weighted Percentage Standard Error Lower 95% Confidence
Limit
Upper 95% Confidence
Limit
TOTAL 157 3.7 0.3 3.0 4.4
  . . . . .
SEX . . . . .
Male 56 3.1 0.5 2.1 4.0
Female 101 4.3 0.5 3.3 5.2
AGE GROUP . . . . .
18-24 years 18 5.4 1.4 2.7 8.2
25-34 years 26 3.4 0.7 2.0 4.8
35-44 years 45 5.1 0.8 3.4 6.7
45-54 years 41 4.1 0.7 2.8 5.4
55-64 years 20 3.2 0.9 1.5 4.8
65+ years 7 1.0 0.4 0.2 1.8
RACE/ETHNICITY . . . . .
White Only, Non-Hispanic 124 3.4 0.3 2.7 4.0
Black Only, Non-Hispanic 11 7.7 2.6 2.5 12.8
Other Race Only, Non-Hispanic 12 9.9 3.1 3.8 16.0
Multiracial, Non-Hispanic 1 1.6 1.6 0.0 4.7
Hispanic 4 1.9 1.0 0.0 3.9
EDUCATION . . . . .
Less than High School 13 4.7 1.5 1.6 7.7
High School Graduate or G.E.D. 52 4.2 0.6 3.0 5.5
Some College 50 4.0 0.7 2.7 5.3
College Graduate 42 2.7 0.5 1.8 3.6
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME . . . . .
Less than $15,000 25 8.9 2.0 5.0 12.8
$15,000 - $24,999 41 6.4 1.2 4.1 8.7
$25,000 - $34,999 25 3.8 0.8 2.1 5.5
$35,000 - $49,999 28 3.1 0.6 1.8 4.3
$50,000+ 26 2.2 0.5 1.2 3.2
EMPLOYMENT STATUS . . . . .
Employed for Wages / Self-Employed 97 3.3 0.4 2.5 4.0
Out of Work 11 8.0 2.7 2.7 13.3
Homemaker / Student 14 5.0 1.4 2.1 7.8
Retired 6 0.9 0.4 0.1 1.7
Unable to Work 27 23.3 4.2 15.0 31.6
MARITAL STATUS . . . . .
Married / Member of Unmarried Couple 61 2.3 0.3 1.7 3.0
Divorced / Separated 55 9.2 1.4 6.4 12.0
Widowed 5 1.1 0.5 0.1 2.1
Never Married 36 6.9 1.4 4.2 9.6
DISABILITY STATUS . . . . .
Living with a Disability 66 9.3 1.2 6.8 11.7
Living without a Disability 90 2.6 0.3 2.0 3.2
POPULATION DENSITY . . . . .
Frontier 4 2.1 1.1 0.0 4.2
Rural 23 4.1 0.9 2.3 5.9
Densely-settled Rural 28 4.5 1.0 2.5 6.5
Semi-urban 22 3.1 0.8 1.6 4.6
Urban 78 3.7 0.5 2.8 4.6
SMOKING STATUS . . . . .
Current Smoker 66 7.1 1.0 5.2 9.1
Non-Smoker 91 2.8 0.3 2.1 3.4
DIABETES STATUS . . . . .
Has Diabetes 20 6.2 1.5 3.3 9.1
No Diabetes 137 3.5 0.3 2.8 4.2
WEIGHT CATEGORY . . . . .
Normal or Underweight (BMI <25) 60 4.1 0.6 2.8 5.3
Overweight (25 <= BMI < 30) 44 3.0 0.5 2.0 3.9
Obese (BMI >= 30) 42 3.8 0.6 2.5 5.0
ASTHMA STATUS . . . . .
Current Asthma 27 7.9 1.7 4.6 11.2
No Current Asthma 130 3.4 0.3 2.7 4.0
SELF-PERCEIVED HEALTH STATUS . . . . .
Fair or Poor 47 8.9 1.5 6.0 11.7
Excellent to Good 110 3.0 0.3 2.3 3.6
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR . . . . .
14+ days mental health not good 69 21.8 2.7 16.6 27.0
<14 days mental health not good 82 2.1 0.3 1.5 2.6
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS . . . . .
Uninsured 28 6.9 1.5 3.9 9.8
Insured 126 3.2 0.3 2.5 3.8

Numerator: Respondents who reported they had seriously considered taking
their own life in the past 12 months, even if they would not really do it.
Denominator: All respondents, excluding unknowns and refusals.