September 30, 2018 11:29 Updated Follow Men are more likely to die by suicide than women, but women are more likely to attempt suicide. Men are more likely to use deadlier methods, such as firearms or suffocation. Women are more likely than men to attempt suicide by poisoning. Related articles Are any ethnic groups at risk for suicide? How can suicide be prevented? Are there places where it is illegal to carry a handgun even though I have a valid handgun license? What should I do if someone I know is considering suicide?