Essay on The Suicide Rates Of White And American Indian People

1680 Words Apr 1st, 2016 7 Pages
Honestly, in my perspective, I thought a young teenager or young adult (age between 15 and 24) were more committed suicide than others, but I was wrong. In 2000, the age between 85 or older were committed suicide more than others, but in next year and after that, it gets better. Not just age I was observed, the gender and the race are included, so I was surprised with the result. The high rates of suicide by ethnicity from 2000 to 2011 among white and American Indian people. Besided that, the black, Asian/ Pacifier Islander, and Hispanic people were low numbers of suicide rates.

(Matthews, Dylan. "12 Facts about Depression and Suicide in America." Vox. 12 Aug. 2014. Web. 01 Apr. 2016.)
I wondered why the suicide rates of white and American Indian people are high, but the statistic of depression of the race of white and American Indian is pretty higher than other races: you can check the graph out in the website of “12 facts about depression and suicide in America” (http://www.vox.com/2014/8/12/5993075/depression-suicide-13-facts). The suicide rate by genders (from 1981 to 2011) is men committed suicide more than women did, which made me shock a little; however, it made a sense because men took high-risk method(s) to attempt (more likely to use a gun) while women choose less-risk method(s).

(Matthews, Dylan. "12 Facts about Depression and Suicide in America." Vox. 12 Aug. 2014. Web. 01 Apr. 2016.) On other the hand, it doesn’t matter what is their race or gender, the…

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