U.S. students who considered attempting suicide 2019

This statistic shows the share of American high school students in grades 9 to 12 who stated they have seriously considered attempting suicide during the 12 months before the survey. The results have been sorted by ethnicity and sexual identity. According to the source, 39.2 percent of student respondents with a Hispanic background stated they have seriously considered attempting suicide during the 12 months before the survey.

Percentage of U.S. high school students who have seriously considered attempting suicide as of 2019, by ethnicity and sexual identity

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Source

Release date

August 2020

Region

United States

Survey time period

August 2018 to June 2019

Number of respondents

13,677 respondents

Special properties

During the 12 months before the survey

Method of interview

Questionnaire

Supplementary notes

The survey was conducted at all regular public and private schools with students in at least one of grades 9–12 in the 50 states and the District of Columbia.

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