Number of Suicide and Opioid Deaths by Gender 2009-2018
Description: The graph shows combined number of deaths due to suicide and opioids by gender from 2009 to 2018. There were 535,290 such deaths of males, and 199,128 of females during that time period, and the rate increased for both genders.
Geography: United States
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BAMIndex ID: HE00002
Contributor Name/Organization: Global Initiative for Boys and Men (GIBM)
Keywords: Opioid deaths, Suicide, Center for Disease Control, United States
Additional info: Suicides are identified using International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision underlying cause-of-death codes U03, X60–X84, and Y87.0