Percentage of U.S. college students that had ever seriously considered suicide as of fall 2017

U.S. college students that seriously considered suicide as of fall 2017 This statistic presents the percentage of college students in the U.S. who had ever seriously considered suicide as of fall 2017. According to the data, 7.3 percent of students had seriously considered suicide within the last 12 months.
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Percentage of respondents
Never72%
Not in the last 12 months15.9%
In the last 2 weeks2.7%
In the last 30 days2%
In the last 12 months7.3%
Percentage of respondents
Never72%
Not in the last 12 months15.9%
In the last 2 weeks2.7%
In the last 30 days2%
In the last 12 months7.3%
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This statistic presents the percentage of college students in the U.S. who had ever seriously considered suicide as of fall 2017. According to the data, 7.3 percent of students had seriously considered suicide within the last 12 months.
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Release date
March 2018
Region
United States
Survey time period
Fall 2017
Number of respondents
31,463 respondents
Age group
18 years and older
Special properties
52 schools
Supplementary notes
Original question: "Have you ever seriously considered suicide?"

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