|Increase in death-rate per 100k between 2012 and 2018 broken down by gender, (drugs and alcohol) -or- suicide and binned by five year cohorts. The growth is dominated by increase in death-rate due to drugs and alcohol for males ages 25-44 and 55-69.|
Death-rates per 100,000 due to drugs and alcohol
|Heat-map is auto-scaling. The highest values in this image are set to red and the lowest to green. See "Males as a percentage..." graphic if you wish to compare genders.|
Male as a percentage of the total
|At the very best, males are twice as likely to die due to drugs and alcohol than females are. At the worst, males are three times more likely.|
Death-rates per 100,000 due to "Intentional Self-harm"
Male as a percent of total
|In the middle years, there are three male suicides for every female suicide. In the last decade of life there are NINE male suicides for every female suicide.|