Suicides and Occupational Mortality: US Official Publications

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Suicide, 1950-64; Mortality Trends for Leading Cause of Death, 1950-69; Fatal Occupational Injuries and Occupational Homicides, 1992-2012. Official data publications for the United States.

Suicide data for the U.S. are available from the National Center for Health Statistics, now within the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Occupational mortality statistics are available through the U.S. Department of Labor’s Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries.

Downloadable archive contains the following publications and data tables:

  • Suicide in the United States, 1950-1964; U.S. National Center for Health Statistics, Series 20, No. 5.
  • Mortality Trends for Leading Cause of Death, United States – 1950-69; U.S. National Center for Health Statistics, Series 20, No. 16.
  • Fatal ccupational injuries by selected characteristics, U.S., 2003-2012; from U.S. Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries.
  • Fatal ccupational injuries by selected characteristics, U.S., 1992-2002; from U.S. Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries.
  • Occupational homicides by selected characteristics, 1997-2010; from U.S. Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries.
  • Occupational homicides by selected characteristics, 2011-2012; ; from U.S. Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries.

Machine-readable, aggregate annual time-series data for homicides, suicides, and occupational fatalities by sex in the U.S. from 1980 (or earlier if data available) are in a separate dataset.

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