All statistics are for the year 2010
The number of people who committed suicide in the U.S.
Number of homicides in the U.S.
The rank of suicide among the leading causes of death in the U.S.
Rank of suicide among the leading causes of death for Americans age 10-44, just 336 behind malignant neoplasms with 17,173 deaths
The lowest ranking of suicide among the leading causes of death for Americans in any age group from 10-54
Deaths by suicide by people age 25-34 in the U.S. – more than by homicide, heart disease, HIV, diabetes or liver disease
Number of suicides by firearm in the U.S.
Number of murders by firearm in the U.S.
Number of emergency room visits due to self-inflicted injury in the U.S.
Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention