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Suicide

Youth Who Have Attempted Suicide One or More Times
  2009 2011 2013 2015
# % # % # % # %
United States Total  14,609 6.3% 13,514 7.8% 11,982 8.0% 12,567 8.6%
Female 7,475 8.1% 6,868 9.8% 5,883 10.6% 6,349 11.6%
Male 7,082 4.6% 6,598 5.8% 6,090 5.4% 6,133 5.5%
Oklahoma Total  1,221 7.0% 1,026 6.3% 1,337 6.8% 1,476 7.4%
Female 618 8.9% 555 9.1% 671 8.6% 725 10.2%
Male 598 5.2% 468 3.4% 665 5.0% 744 4.5%

Source: CDC Youth Behavioral Risk Surveillance System

Youth Who Have Attempted Suicide One or More Times by Race
  2009 2011 2013 2015
# % # % # % # %
United States Total 14,609 6.3% 13,514 7.8% 11,982 8.0% 12,567 8.6%
African American or Black 2,309 7.9% 2,240 8.2% 2,343 8.8% 1,310 8.9%
American Indian or Alaskan Native 122 10.0% 254 14.7% 98 S 127 15.0%
Asian  681 4.0% 413 10.8% 461 9.5% 550 7.8%
Hispanic 4,132 8.1% 3,951 10.2% 2,965 7.9% 4,363 11.3%
White 6,459 5.0% 5,699 6.2% 5,120 6.3% 5,270 6.8%
Two or More Races 509 12.4% 588 11.6% 621 4.9% 623 15.2%
Oklahoma Total 1,221 7.0% 1,026 6.3% 1,337 6.8% 1,476 7.4%
African American or Black 88 S 71 S 86 S 75 S
American Indian or Alaskan Native 85 S 95 S 131 7.2% 111 11.1%
Asian 34 S 18 S 24 S 24 S
Hispanic 156 9.4% 120 11.0% 147 7.9% 278 10.0%
White 724 6.5% 590 5.6% 746 6.2% 766 6.1%
Two or More Races 126 14.0% 123 8.2% 193 4.9% 194                  6

Source: CDC Youth Behavioral Risk Surveillance System

S- Data suppressed due to confidence level