Year: 1987 Source: MMWR, v.36, no.6, (February 20, 1987), p.87-89 SIEC No: 19872280

This article provides youth suicide (ages 15-24) statistics for the U.S. from 1970 to 1980. It provides statistics on rates of suicide, including breakdowns by sex, blacks & whites, & methods. It tracks the trends of change in each category. The major change during the decade ws the increased rate of suicide among white males. (VM)