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Of the 42 states for which reliable data is available, New Mexico had the highest rate of suicides in 2015 among white men between the ages of 45 and 54, at 67.9 deaths per 100,000 residents, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s WONDER Online Database. The 10 states with the highest rates were congregated in the Mountain West and South. New York had the lowest rate, at 24.3 percent. And the 10 states with the lowest rates were located in the Midwest and Northeast.
Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention