April 13, 2017 17:48 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 children and young people at risk for suicide? Are any ethnic groups at risk for suicide? Who is at risk for suicide? What should I do if someone I know is considering suicide? Are older adults at risk for suicide?