Unintentional Drowning Deaths, Arizona, 1986-1996


TABLE 3
DROWNING DEATHS BY PLACE AND/OR CIRCUMSTANCES OF IMMERSION (CHILDREN 0-4 YEARS) BY YEAR, ARIZONA, 1986-1996

YEAR
1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996
Home swimming pool 27 19 21 29 14 17 12 13 16 20 20
Not at home swimming pool 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Bathtub 1 7 3 0 2 2 5 5 4 3 1
Accident to or on watercraft causing submersion 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Submersion or drowning while engaged in sport or recreational activity in place other than a swimming pool 0 0 1 1 1 2 0 1 1 1 0
Other and/or no otherwise specified circumstances (incl.accidental fall into water) 6 1 4 3 0 5 6 3 5 6 5
Unclassifiable 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
TOTAL 37 27 30 34 17 26 23 22 26 30 27


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