Suicide thoughts among U.S. adults by major depressive episode 2017

Suicide thoughts, plans and attempts among U.S. adults as of 2017, by major depressive episode*

Suicide thoughts among U.S. adults by major depressive episode 2017 This statistic shows suicide thoughts, plans and attempts among U.S. adults as of 2017, broken down by major depressive episode. Almost 32 percent of respondents with a major depressive episode had serious thoughts of suicide within the preceding year.
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Suicide thoughts, plans and attempts among U.S. adults as of 2017, by major depressive episode*

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Major depressive episodeNo major depressive episode
Had serious thoughts of suicide31.3%2.3%
Made any suicide plans11.3%0.5%
Attempted suicide4.4%0.3%
Major depressive episodeNo major depressive episode
Had serious thoughts of suicide31.3%2.3%
Made any suicide plans11.3%0.5%
Attempted suicide4.4%0.3%
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This statistic shows suicide thoughts, plans and attempts among U.S. adults as of 2017, broken down by major depressive episode. Almost 32 percent of respondents with a major depressive episode had serious thoughts of suicide within the preceding year.
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Release date
September 2018
Region
United States
Survey time period
2017
Number of respondents
base: around 70,000
Age group
18 years and older
Method of interview
Questionnaire
Supplementary notes
* Suicide thoughts, plans and attempt in the past year. serious thoughts of suicide in the past year. Major Depressive Episode (MDE) is defined as in the 4th edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-IV), which specifies a period of at least 2 weeks when a person experienced a depressed mood or loss of interest or pleasure in daily activities and had a majority of specified depression symptoms. Respondents with unknown past year MDE data were excluded.
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