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DATA DIVE: WHAT OUR LATEST NUMBERS SHOW ABOUT FIREARM SUICIDE IN KING COUNTY – PUBLIC HEALTH INSIDER
From 2012 – 2016, almost three quarters of deaths by firearm in King County residents were suicides. Middle-aged and older adults and men overall have higher firearm suicide rates than the King County average. By race, white, American Indian and Alaska Native* populations have higher rates of firearm suicides.