TABLE 4

MORTALITY RATESa AND PERCENT DISTRIBUTION OF DRUG-RELATED DEATHS BY TYPE OF DRUG AND YEAR, ARIZONA, 1985-1995

MORTALITY RATES

TYPE OF DRUG

1985

1986

1987

1988

1989

1990

1991

1992

1993

1994

1995

Cocaine Typea

0.4

0.6

0.7

0.9

0.8

0.3

0.8

0.9

0.8

0.9

0.5

Morphine Typea

1.0

0.9

0.4

0.4

0.9

0.9

0.7

1.1

1.4

1.7

2.3

Barbiturates, Tranquilizers and Other Psychotropic Agentsa

0.9

1.3

1.5

1.3

1.4

1.1

0.8

1.0

1.5

1.3

1.1

Other, Mixed and Unspecifieda

2.5

2.7

3.0

2.9

2.2

2.3

2.6

4.3

4.0

4.9

5.6

All Typesb

4.8

5.4

5.4

5.5

5.4

4.6

4.8

7.0

7.6

8.5

9.2

 

PERCENT DISTRIBUTION

TYPE OF DRUG

1985

1986

1987

1988

1989

1990

1991

1992

1993

1994

1995

Cocaine Type

9.0

11.3

12.3

17.2

14.6

7.0

16.8

11.7

10.5

10.4

5.6

Morphine Type

20.7

16.1

7.2

7.1

17.2

19.2

14.6

15.3

18.4

19.4

24.0

Barbiturates, Tranquilizers and Other Psychotropic Agents

18.7

23.1

27.2

23.7

26.3

24.4

16.2

14.2.

19.1

14.6

11.4

Other, Mixed and Unspecified

51.6

49.5

53.3

52.0

41.9

49.4

52.4

58.7

52.0

55.6

59.0

All Typesc

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

aNumber of drug-related deaths per 100,000 population

bAge-adjusted mortality rates

cTotal may not add due to rounding



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