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Unread 08-11-2010, 10:24 PM
 
Location: DC
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Default Ranking of most miserable cities by suicide rate

By Region:

West 12.4%
South 11.8%
Nation 11.1%
Midwest 10.8%
Northeast 8.1%

Complete list by City:

1 Las Vegas, NV
2 Colorado Springs, CO
3 Tucson, AZ
4 Sacramento, CA
5 Albuquerque, NM
6 Mesa, AZ
7 Miami, FL
8 Denver, CO
9 Jacksonville, FL
10 Pittsburgh, PA
10 Wichita, KS
12 Portland, OR
13 Fresno, CA
14 Phoenix, AZ
15 Tulsa, OK
16 Milwaukee, WI
17 Oklahoma City, OK
18 Atlanta, GA
19 Austin, TX
20 Cincinnati, OH
21 Charlotte, NC
22 St. Louis, MO
23 Indianapolis, IN
24 Louisville/Jefferson Co., KY
24 Virginia Beach,VA
26 Nashville-Davidson,TN
27 Cleveland, OH
27 Seattle, WA
29 Kansas City, MO
30 Houston, TX
31 San Francisco, CA
32 Fort Worth, TX
32 Honolulu, HI
34 Columbus, OH
35 Philadelphia, PA
36 Omaha, NB
37 San Diego, CA
38 Dallas, TX
39 San Antonio, TX
40 Arlington, TX
41 Long Beach, CA
42 San Jose, CA
43 New Orleans, LA
44 Minneapolis, MN
45 Memphis,TN
46 Oakland, CA
47 El Paso, TX
48 Los Angeles, CA
49 Chicago, IL
50 Detroit, MI
51 New York City, NY
52 Baltimore, MD
52 Washington, DC
54 Boston, MA

http://www.who.or.jp/2008/urbanh/US_Big_Cities_Healt_Inventory_2007.pdf (broken link)

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Unread 08-11-2010, 10:26 PM
 
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Hey, Seattle's pretty far down the list!
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Unread 08-11-2010, 10:27 PM
 
Location: Austin, TX/Chicago, IL/Houston, TX/Washington, DC
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Is this most suicidal to least? (in that order) This is from 2007 seems like, massive changes since then.
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Unread 08-11-2010, 10:28 PM
 
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Is this most suicidal to least? (in that order)
I would hope so cause some of those cities don't even belong on that list
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Unread 08-11-2010, 10:29 PM
 
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Looks like it. Either way, Seattle isn't #1.
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Unread 08-11-2010, 10:29 PM
 
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source?
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Unread 08-11-2010, 10:31 PM
 
Location: DC
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Yes, it's from worst to least

And I posted the link
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Unread 08-11-2010, 10:35 PM
 
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How did Oakland and Detroit make it as the least?!?!
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Unread 08-11-2010, 10:37 PM
 
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I think they calculated this right before the Detroit took a punch.
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Unread 08-11-2010, 10:39 PM
 
Location: nyc/philly/pg county.
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I think they calculated this right before the Detroit took a punch.
lol so you thought because detroit has a large ghetto and is filled with crime that it would be for the tops? lol well a lot of people in those ghettos take pride of their city and deal with more harsh things to be committing suicide over petty things.
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