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Leading Causes of Suicide, Homicide, Unintentional Death, and All Death, 1999-2013

Leading Causes of Suicide, Homicide, Unintentional Death, and All Death, 1999-2013 – Between 1999 and 2013, firearms were the 12th leading cause of death (1.3% of all deaths); the leading method of both suicide (51.2% of all suicides) and homicide (66.8% of all homicides); and the 15th leading cause of unintentional deaths (0.6% of all unintentional deaths).