Mechanism of Suicide Among 10-14 Year-Olds by U.S. State, 1990-1997

  Firearms Suffocation Poisoning Other Total
AL 29 8 3 0 40
AK 7 3 0 0 10
AZ 32 18 6 1 57
AR 22 7 1 1 31
CA 114 83 17 8 222
CO 43 33 4 1 81
CN 8 14 2 3 27
DE 4 3 0 0 7
FL 58 32 10 5 105
GA 31 23 3 1 58
  Firearms Suffocation Poisoning Other Total
HI 2 6 0 1 9
ID 23 10 2 0 35
IL 36 27 6 7 76
IN 26 7 3 5 41
IA 14 6 0 0 20
KS 13 14 1 2 30
KY 24 8 1 1 34
LA 39 11 3 0 53
ME 11 4 1 1 17
MD 13 16 1 1 31
  Firearms Suffocation Poisoning Other Total
MA 7 25 1 0 33
MI 43 34 4 1 82
MN 29 27 4 1 61
MS 19 5 2 0 26
MO 25 16 4 0 45
MT 12 1 3 0 16
NE 10 6 1 1 18
NV 15 5 1 0 21
NH 7 4 1 0 12
NJ 3 22 2 5 32
  Firearms Suffocation Poisoning Other Total
NM 18 16 3 0 37
NY 23 41 3 7 74
NC 39 29 0 0 68
ND 9 9 0 0 18
OH 58 44 2 5 109
OK 32 13 1 0 46
OR 31 18 3 4 56
PA 35 34 10 0 79
RI 3 4 0 0 7
SC 29 6 1 0 36
  Firearms Suffocation Poisoning Other Total
SD 5 3 1 0 9
TN 39 11 2 0 52
TX 118 69 15 1 203
UT 31 15 1 2 49
VT 6 4 0 0 10
VA 39 20 4 2 65
WA 29 21 4 3 57
WV 12 5 1 1 19
WI 31 24 2 1 58
WY 7 1 0 0 8

Last Updated: 10-Jan-2000
By David Lawrence