GITNUX MARKETDATA REPORT 2024

Report: Suicide Rate Autism Statistics

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"Individuals with autism are 7.7 times more likely to die by self-harm than the general population, according to a review of more than 27k patients."

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"Up to 50% of adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) have reported suicidal ideation."

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"In a 2019 study, over 35% of autistic individuals displayed suicidal behaviors or had suicidal talks."

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"Autism in adults has been found to be associated with a nearly doubled risk for suicide attempts."

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"Among adults diagnosed with Asperger syndrome, the prevalence of suicidal ideation is as high as 66%."

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"Women with autism are at a 13 times higher risk of suicide than those without the condition."

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"Autistic people without intellectual disability are 9 times more likely to die from suicide."

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"According to a 2016 review, depression is the biggest risk factor for suicide amongst people with autism, occurring in over 50% of individuals who attempt suicide."

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"Between 30% and 50% of those with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) have said they often think about taking their own lives."

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"In individuals diagnosed with autism, the rate of suicide attempts was found to be significantly high during adolescence (age 12-17 years) and young adulthood (age 18-29 years)."

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"One study from the University of Bristol found that 2/3 of adults diagnosed with Asperger’s Syndrome had contemplated suicide, while 35% had made a plan or attempt."

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"Autistic adults without accompanying intellectual difficulties have been found to be at particular risk, with a suicide rate 9 times that of the general population."

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"A 2014 study in the British Journal of Psychiatry found that 2/3 of newly diagnosed adult patients with Asperger’s syndrome reported having contemplated suicide."

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"Teenagers with autism attempted suicide at a rate ten times higher than their peers without autism."

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"About 14% of adults with autism in the US reported contemplating suicide in 2018."

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"A 2020 US-based study found that 34% of autistic adults reported a lifetime suicide attempt."

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"According to a 2018 study, children with autism are 28 times more likely to plan or attempt suicide."

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"About 30% of people with autism have been reported at risk for suicidality due to associated trauma."

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"According to a 2014 study, autistic adults who also have depression or sleep problems are at a particularly high 66% risk for suicidality."

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