Over the past 15 years, the age-adjusted suicide rate in the United States increased by 24%, from 10.5 deaths per 100,000 population in 1999 to 13.0 deaths per 100,000 in 2014. Suicide is currently one of the 10 leading causes of death overall, and is a leading cause of death within each age group from age 10 to 64. During the 15 year period, suicide rates increased for both males and females and for all ages 10 through 74. The rate of increase was higher between 2006 and 2014, than between 1999 and 2005. The . . .
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