• For 2013–2017, the age-adjusted suicide rate was 14.4 per 100,000. This represents close to 4,300 deaths during this time period.

  • For 2016–2017, the age-adjusted rate of hospitalization with self-harm injuries was 85.3 per 100,000. This represents close to 9,400 admissions during this time period.

  • For 2016–2017, the age-adjusted rate of emergency department visits with self-harm injuries was 69.6 per 100,000. This represents close to 7,500 emergency department visits during this time period.

Analytic notes: Please make note of differences in years of data for suicides (2013–2017) versus hospitalizations and emergency department visits for self-harm injuries (2016–2017). An explanation is provided in Appendix 4, Analytic Notes. Also, when used in Parts 1 and 2 of this report, the term “significance” refers to statistical significance.

Email questions related to the Wisconsin data presented in this report to: DHSDPHDataResourceCenter@dhs.wisconsin.gov.

 

4. The Wisconsin Violent Death Reporting System is part of the National Violent Death Reporting System, which is administered by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).