Year: 1998 Source: JAMA, v.279, no.18, (May 13, 1998), p.1431 SIEC No: 19980825

This report summarizes trends in suicide among blacks aged 10-19 years in the United States during 1980-1995. The findings indicate that suicidal behavior among all youths has increased, although rates for black youths have increase more, & the gap between rates for black & white youths has narrowed.