U.S. states with highest suicide thoughts percentage in adults 2016-2017

This statistic depicts the U.S. states with the highest share of adults with thoughts of suicide in 2016-2017. In that period, Vermont had the third highest percentage of adults with thoughts of suicide within the preceding year. 5.3 percent of adults in Vermont had seriously considered suicide during that time.

U.S. states with the highest share of adults with suicidal thoughts in 2016-2017*

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Release date

July 2019

Region

United States

Survey time period

2016 to 2017

Age group

18 years and older

Supplementary notes

Original question: "At any time in the past 12 months, did you seriously think about trying to kill yourself?"

The release date represents the date figures were accessed.

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