Share of suicides among U.S. veterans in 2017, by method and gender

This statistic shows the percentage of U.S. veteran suicides that were carried out by select methods in 2017, by gender. In 2017, 43.2 percent of female veterans that committed suicide did so by firearms, compared to 70.7 percent of male veterans that committed suicide.

Distribution of veteran suicides in the U.S. in 2017, by method and gender

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Release date

September 2019

Region

United States

Survey time period

2017

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