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Americans in Rural Areas More Likely to Die by Suicide
Oct 5, 2017 - The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released a new Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report which found that from 2001-2015, rural counties consistently had higher rates of suicide than metropolitan counties. Additionally, it found that suicide rates in rural counties were highest among American Indian/Alaska Native Non-Hispanics and that suicide rates were 4 to 5 times higher for males than for females across metropolitan and rural areas.
Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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Last Updated: 10/6/2017