Suicide Rate For Girls Has Been Rising Faster Than For Boys, Study Finds

Suicide Rate For Girls Has Been Rising Faster Than For Boys, Study Finds

May 17, 2019 Off By readly




The increase in suicide rates was highest for girls ages 10 to 14, rising by nearly 13% since 2007. While for boys of the same age, it rose by 7%.

Researchers found that the increase was highest for girls ages 10 to 14 in the U.S., rising by nearly 13% since 2007. The increase for boys of the same age was 7%.

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Source of this (above) article: https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2019/05/17/724299570/suicide-rate-among-girls-rising-faster-than-for-boys-study-finds?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=science