Non-fatal Suicide Attempts Requiring Hospitalization,
Alaska and U.S. by Year, 2001-2009
Source: DHSS Division of DHSS DPH AK Trauma Registry (email 6/24/11)
Alaska’s rate of attempted suicides requiring hospitalization continues to be significantly higher than the U.S. rate. In 2009, Alaska’s age-adjusted rate was 92 per 100,000 population, while the U.S. rate was 51.