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Table 1 Selected demographic/military service characteristics for OEF/OIF/OND veterans, by active vs. reserve/National Guard component

From: Risk of suicide among U.S. veterans who deployed as part of Operation Enduring Freedom, Operation Iraqi Freedom, and Operation New Dawn

  Active Reserve/National Guard
Characteristics Frequency Percentage Frequency Percentage
(N = 1,178,815)   (N = 756,353)  
Age at entry to follow-up
 17–21 37,801 3.2 45,197 6.0
 22–25 435,005 36.9 159,227 21.0
 26–35 423,211 35.9 251,136 33.2
 36–45 214,549 18.2 190,906 25.2
 46 − + 68,249 5.8 109,887 14.6
Mean age at entry to Follow-up 30.0   33.7  
Sex
 Male 1,038,380 88.1 664,987 87.9
 Female 140,435 11.9 91,366 12.1
Race
 White 795,337 67.5 542,829 71.8
 Non-White 383,478 32.5 213,524 28.2
Marital Status
 Married 497,298 42.2 357,961 47.3
 Not Married 681,517 57.8 398,392 52.7
Branch of Service
 Ground (Army/Marines) 705,360 59.8 556,339 73.6
 Non-Ground (Navy/Air Force/Coast Guard) 473,455 40.2 200,014 26.4
Rank
 Enlisted 1,066,263 90.5 652,264 86.2
 Officer/Warrant Officer 112,552 9.5 104,089 13.8
  1. Note. OEF/OIF/OND refers to veterans of Operation Enduring Freedom, Operation Iraqi Freedom, and Operation New Dawn