Suicidal thoughts and behaviors among aged > 18 years — United States, 2015-2019

1/7/22–In 2019, suicide was the 10th leading cause of death among persons aged ≥18 years (adults). This report summarizes data on responses to questions concerning suicidal thoughts and behaviors contained in the mental health section among sampled persons aged ≥18 years in all 50 states and the District of Columbia. This report summarizes 2015–2019 NSDUH data collected from 254,767 respondents regarding national-, regional-, and state-level prevalence of suicidal thoughts, planning, and attempts by age group, sex, race and ethnicity, region, state, education, marital status, poverty level, and health insurance status. Read