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2006 Iowa Suicide Methods by Age and Gender

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Poisoning by Drugs, Chemicals & Vapors

Age Group Total Male Female
0-4
5-9
10-14
15-19
20-24
25-29
30-34 
35-39 
40-44 
45-49 
50-54 
55-59 
60-64
65-69 
70-74 
75-79
80-84
85-89 
90-94 
95-99 
100+
0



0
1










0


0
0
0

0
0
0
1




3
2

1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0

0
2
0

4
1
1
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
 Total      27  16  11

Other Gases & Vapors

Age Group Total Male Female
0-4
5-9
10-14
15-19
20-24
25-29
30-34
35-39
40-44
45-49
50-54
55-59
60-64
65-69
70-74
75-79
80-84
85-89
90-94
95-99
100+
0
0
4
10
13
7
11
9
13
12
4
2
0
1
0
2
1
2
0
0
0
0
0
4
7
13
4
10
8
11
9
3
2
0
0
0
1
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
3
0
3
1
1
2
3
1
0
0
1
0
1
1
1
0
0
0
Total 37 27 10

Hanging, Strangling and Suffocation

Age Group Total Male Female
0-4
5-9
10-14
15-19
20-24
25-29
30-34
35-39
40-44
45-49
50-54
55-59
60-64
65-69
70-74
75-79
80-84
85-89
90-94
95-99
100+
0
0
4
10
13
7
11
9
13
12
4
2
0
1
0
2
1
2
0
0
0
0
0
4
7
13
4
10
8
11
9
3
2
0
0
0
1
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
3
0
3
1
1
2
3
1
0
0
1
0
1
1
1
0
0
0
Total 97 73 18

Drowning and Submersion

Age Group Total Male Female
0-4
5-9
10-14
15-19
20-24
25-29
30-34
35-39
40-44
45-49
50-54
55-59
60-64
65-69
70-74
75-79
80-84
85-89
90-94
95-99
100+
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
1
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Total 3 1 2

Firearms

Age Group Total Male Female
0-4
5-9
10-14
15-19
20-24
25-29
30-34
35-39
40-44
45-49
50-54
55-59
60-64
65-69
70-74
75-79
80-84
85-89
90-94
95-99
100+
0
1
1
8
17
10
8
14
18
14
24
11
10
9
9
10
8
3
1
0
0
0
1
1
8
16
4
7
12
17
13
18
10
10
7
9
10
7
3
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
6
1
2
1
1
6
1
0
2
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
Total 176 154 22

Sharp Objects

Age Group Total Male Female
0-4
5-9
10-14
15-19
20-24
25-29
30-34
35-39
40-44
45-49
50-54
55-59
60-64
65-69
70-74
75-79
80-84
85-89
90-94
95-99
100+
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
1
0
0
2
1
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
1
0
0
2
1
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Total 6 6 0

Jumping

Age Group Total Male Female
0-4
5-9
10-14
15-19
20-24
25-29
30-34
35-39
40-44
45-49
50-54
55-59
60-64
65-69
70-74
75-79
80-84
85-89
90-94
95-99
100+
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
1
3
1
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
2
1
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Total 7 5 2

Other and Unspecified

Age Group Total Male Female
0-4
5-9
10-14
15-19
20-24
25-29
30-34
35-39
40-44
45-49
50-54
55-59
60-64
65-69
70-74
75-79
80-84
85-89
90-94
95-99
100+
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
1
0
1
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Total 4 2 2

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