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Nearly 300 veterans in Arizona committed suicide in 2016, report finds

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By KTAR.COM

Veterans in Arizona committed suicide at a rate that was nearly three times higher than the state’s non-veterans in 2016, a recent Arizona State University report found.

According to the university, 277 veterans in Arizona committed suicide in 2016, an average of two suicides every three days.

In comparison, there were 877 suicides across the state in 2016, the ASU Center for Violence Prevention and Community Safety found.

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