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Statistical citations

Below is a list of citation information we use to determine the statistical information included on our suicide statistics page as well as our fact sheets.

General Statistics – Center for Disease Control WISQARS

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Web-based Injury Statistics Query and Reporting System (WISQARS) Fatal Injury Reports. (2020, February 20). Retrieved February 9, 2021, from https://webappa.cdc.gov/sasweb/ncipc/mortrate.html

Health Resources and Services Administration (provider shortage statistic: data reflects Oct. 2020)

Health Resources and Services Administration. The Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSAs). (2020). Retrieved January, 27, 2021, from: https://data.hrsa.gov/tools/shortage-area/hpsa-find.

Deptartment of Veterans Affairs 2020 report (Veteran rate statistic: data reflects 2018)

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, Office of Mental Health and Suicide Prevention. 2020 National Veteran Suicide Prevention Annual Report. 2020. Retrieved January 27, 2021, from https://www.mentalhealth.va.gov/docs/data-sheets/2020/2020-National-Veteran-Suicide-Prevention-Annual-Report-11-2020-508.pdf.

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (impaired driving deaths: data reflects 2018)

National Center for Statistics and Analysis. (2019, October). 2018 fatal motor vehicle crashes: Overview. (Traffic Safety Facts Research Note. Report No. DOT HS 812 826). Washington, DC: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Available from https://crashstats.nhtsa.dot.gov/Api/Public/ViewPublication/812864.

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