TABLE 17

DRUG-RELATED MORTALITY BY TYPE OF DRUG, MARITAL STATUS AND YEAR, ARIZONA, 1985-1995

Marital Status /Type of Drug

1985

1986

1987

1988

1989

1990

1991

1992

1993

1994

1995

Average annual mortality rate for 1985-1995a

MARRIEDb, all drug-related deaths

Cocaine type

Morphine type

Barbiturates, tranquilizers and other psychotropic agents

Other, mixed and unspecified

58

5

15

12

26

68

5

10

19

34

65

7

2

18

38

64

8

3

16

37

72

7

12

19

34

48

2

8

11

27

50

10

5

8

27

73

9

6

11

47

82

11

9

12

50

87

9

12

13

53

118

8

26

14

70

4.4

0.4

0.5

0.9

2.5

SINGLEc, all drug-related deaths

Cocaine type

Morphine type

Barbiturates, tranquilizers and other psychotropic agents

Other, mixed and unspecified

97

9

17

17

54

117

16

20

24

57

130

17

12

35

66

134

26

11

31

66

126

22

22

33

49

124

10

25

31

58

135

21

22

22

70

208

24

37

29

118

222

21

47

46

108

255

27

54

36

138

277

14

69

31

163

13.9

1.6

2.6

2.5

7.2

TOTALd, all drug-related deaths

Cocaine type

Morphine type

Barbiturates, tranquilizers and other psychotropic agents

Other, mixed and unspecified

155

14

32

29

80

186

21

30

43

92

195

24

14

53

104

198

34

14

47

103

198

29

34

52

83

172

12

33

42

85

185

31

27

30

97

281

33

43

40

165

304

32

56

58

158

356

37

69

52

198

395

22

95

45

233

6.5

0.7

1.1

1.2

3.5

a Per 100,000 population in specified group per year. The 1990 census counts multiplied by eleven were used as denominators for average annual rate calculation.

b Includes legally married, separated, common law marriage.

c Includes never married, widowed divorced, annulled marriage.

d May include unknown marital status.


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