TABLE 2

MORTALITY RATES AND PERCENT DISTRIBUTION OF DRUG-RELATED MORTALITY BY CIRCUMSTANCES AND CONDITIONS RESULTING IN DEATH, ARIZONA, 1985-1995

 

MORTALITY RATES

CIRCUMSTANCES AND CONDITIONS

1985

1986

1987

1988

1989

1990

1991

1992

1993

1994

1995

Drug dependence & drug abusea

1.1

1.5

0.9

0.5

0.5

0.4

0.7

1.5

1.8

0.6

1.0

Accidental drug misusea

1.8

2.0

2.0

2.7

2.7

2.2

2.1

3.3

4.0

5.7

5.4

Suicide by Drugsa

1.8

1.7

2.3

1.9

1.9

1.8

1.6

2.0

2.2

2.0

2.6

Homicide by Drugsa

0.1

0.0

--

0.0

0.0

--

0.0

--

0.0

--

--

Undetermineda

0.2

0.3

0.4

0.4

0.2

0.2

0.5

0.4

0.5

0.4

0.4

Total, all drug-related deathsb

4.8

5.4

5.4

5.5

5.4

4.6

4.8

7.0

7.6

8.5

9.2

 

PERCENT DISTRIBUTION

CIRCUMSTANCES AND CONDITIONS

1985

1986

1987

1988

1989

1990

1991

1992

1993

1994

1995

Drug dependence & drug abuse

20.7

28.0

15.9

8.6

10.1

9.3

13.5

20.3

13.8

7.0

10.6

Accidental drug misuse

36.1

35.5

35.9

49.0

50.0

47.1

42.2

45.9

51.3

65.2

57.5

Suicide by Drugs

36.1

30.1

41.5

34.3

36.4

38.4

33.0

27.8

28.0

22.8

27.4

Homicide by Drugs

1.9

0.5

--

0.5

0.5

--

0.5

--

0.3

--

--

Undetermined

3.9

5.9

6.7

7.6

3.0

5.2

10.8

6.0

6.6

5.0

4.6

Total, all drug-related deathsc

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

a Number of drug-related deaths per 100,000 population

b Age-adjusted mortality rates.

c Total may not add due to rounding.

0.0 Quantity equal or less than 0.05.

_ _ Quantity zero.



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