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Veteran Suicide Rate At 1.5 Times That For Non-Veteran Adults

News | November 4, 2019

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In 2017, the rate of veteran suicide was 1.5 times that for non-veteran adults, after adjusting for age and sex. During this year, the average rate of veteran suicide was 27.7 per 100,000; the average rate of non-veteran suicide was 16.8 per 100,000. Since 2008, veteran suicides have exceeded 6,000 each year. However, the rate…

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