Trends in Teen, Young Adult Suicide Differ by Gender

March 5, 2015 8:57 PM

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Trends in Teen, Young Adult Suicide Differ by Gender

Patterns of suicides among adolescents and young adults changed dramatically from 1994 to 2012, with major gender differences in these 19-year trends, CDC researchers reported.

But one trend was similar for males and females: suicide by suffocation became significantly more common, while guns became markedly less popular as a suicide method, according to data compiled by the CDC's National Center for Injury Prevention and Control and published Thursday in Mortality and Mor...

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