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The U.S. ranks 14th in teenage suicide

16 April 2011 2 comments

According to the OECD in 2007, the United States had a teenage suicide rate of 7.7 out of every 100,000 people, which makes the United States rank fourteenth in that category. New Zealand ranks first, with a suicide rate of 19.2 out of every 100,000 people.

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The U.S. ranks 20th in suicide

30 January 2010 Leave a comment

According to the 2009 OECD Factbook, the United States has a suicide rate of 10.2 per 100,000 persons, which makes the United States rank twentieth out of twenty-seven ranked nations in that category. Hungary ranks first, with a suicide rate of 22.6 per 100,000 persons.

The U.S. ranks 39th in male suicides

2 February 2009 Leave a comment

According to the World Health Organization, the United States ranks thirty-ninth out of one hundred and one countries in terms of the suicide rate for men. Lithuania ranks first.

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The U.S. ranks 44th in female suicides

5 January 2009 Leave a comment

According to the World Health Organization, the United States ranks forty-fourth in terms of suicide rates by females. Sri Lanka ranks first.

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