This table provides metadata for the actual indicator available from US statistics closest to the corresponding global SDG indicator. Please note that even when the global SDG indicator is fully available from US statistics, this table should be consulted for information on national methodology and other US-specific metadata information.
|Actual indicator available
|US suicide mortality rate
|Actual indicator available - description
|Crude and age-adjusted death rates due to suicide expressed per 100,000 population.
|Date of national source publication
|Method of computation
|Scheduled update by national source
|U.S. method of computation
|Number of deaths attributable to suicide (ICD-10 codes U03, X60-X84, Y87.0) divided by the population and expressed per 100,000 population. Rates are age-adjusted using the direct method of applying age-specific death rates to the U.S. standard population distribution. See http://wonder.cdc.gov/wonder/help/ucd.html#Age-Adjusted Rates for more detail.
|Comments and limitations
|Rates were generated by CDC Wonder using the Underlying Cause of Death mortality files. Rates were selected based on the ICD-10 113 Cause of Death listing.
|Date metadata updated
|Unit of measurement
|International and national references
|Scheduled update by SDG team