In 2019, among males, non-Hispanic White males had the highest age-adjusted rate of firearm-related suicide at 15.8 per 100,000 population, followed by non-Hispanic American Indian or Alaskan Native males (11.2), non-Hispanic Black males (6.9), Hispanic males (4.6), and non-Hispanic Asian or Pacific Islander males (3.2). Among females, non-Hispanic White and non-Hispanic American Indian or Alaskan Native females had the highest rates (2.6 and 2.2, respectively), followed by non-Hispanic Black females (0.8), Hispanic females (0.6), and non-Hispanic Asian or Pacific Islander females (0.4). Males had higher rates than females across all race and Hispanic origin groups.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, US Department of Health and Human Services. (2021). Age-Adjusted Rates of Firearm-Related Suicide, by Race, Hispanic Origin, and Sex - National Vital Statistics System, United States, 2019. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, 70(41): 1455. https://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/70/wr/mm7041a5.htm?s_cid=mm7041a5_w