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US suicide rates top among wealthy nations

By The Washington Examiner  
   January 30, 2020

The United States has the highest rate of suicides compared with at least 10 other wealthy countries. The finding, published Thursday in a report from the Commonwealth Fund, revealed that the suicide rate in the U.S. was 13.9 in 100,000 deaths, a rate double that of the United Kingdom. France was a close second to the U.S., at 13.1 in 100,000 deaths.

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