Age-Adjusted Suicide Death Rate


(per 100,000)

Suicide Death Rate

Year Kansas Rate Kansas Count
1990 12.0 296
1991 12.4 304
1992 12.5 310
1993 13.2 332
1994 11.2 288
1995 11.8 308
1996 13.0 339
1997 12.2 321
1998 12.4 328
1999 11.2 298
2000 12.4 331
2001 11.1 297
2002 12.7 346
2003 12.6 344
2004 13.4 368
2005 13.0 357
2006 13.7 377
2007 13.6 380
2008 12.5 350

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Demographic Group: Kansas residents.
Data Source: Kansas Information for Communities (KIC)/KDHE (Deaths Database)
http://kic.kdhe.state.ks.us/kic/death.html
Numerator: Kansas resident deaths in which the cause of death was Suicide.
Denominator: Estimated population of Kansas.
Unit: per 100,000
Notes: Colors for the chloropleth thematic map were obtained from the ColorBrewer website:
http://www.personal.psu.edu/cab38/ColorBrewer/ColorBrewer.html
Change Log: 3/26/2009
  • Source citing was removed from the chart image and placed in the footnotes.
  • Numerator (count) data was added to the data table.

5/28/2009

  • A footer table was created consisting of demographic group, source citing, numerator, denominator, notes, and change log information.

11/4/2009

  • "Age-Adjusted" was added to the title of the indicator.
  • Data for the year 2008 was added to the chart and data table.
  • A hyperlink to instructions on how to print the background colors for the data tables was added.