Drug-Related Mortality, Arizona, 1986-1996


TABLE 16
DRUG-RELATED MORTALITY BY CIRCUMSTANCES AND CONDITIONS RESULTING IN DEATH, MARITAL STATUS AND YEAR, ARIZONA, 1986-1996
YEAR
1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996
TOTAL Drug dependence and drug abuse 52 31 17 20 16 25 57 42 25 42 49
Accidental drug misuse 66 76 100 99 83 78 131 162 232 227 276
Suicide by drugs 56 81 68 72 66 61 78 85 81 108 56
Homicide by drugs 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 1
Undetermined 11 13 15 6 9 20 17 20 18 18 21
TOTAL 186 201 201 198 174 185 283 310 356 395 403
Married Drug dependence and drug abuse 14 11 5 8 6 5 14 12 4 7 13
Accidental drug misuse 26 26 30 28 20 21 33 42 54 73 72
Suicide by drugs 23 28 22 31 20 18 21 26 22 36 16
Homicide by drugs 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
Undetermined 5 3 7 4 3 5 5 4 7 2 8
TOTAL 68 68 65 72 49 50 73 84 87 118 109
Single Drug dependence and drug abuse 37 20 11 12 10 20 41 28 19 31 33
Accidental drug misuse 40 48 70 69 60 56 94 117 168 147 177
Suicide by drugs 33 52 45 40 46 43 56 58 57 70 40
Homicide by drugs 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Undetermined 6 10 8 2 6 15 12 16 11 15 13
TOTAL 117 130 134 123 122 134 203 220 255 263 264
Unknown Drug dependence and drug abuse 1 0 1 0 0 0 2 2 2 4 3
Accidental drug misuse 0 2 0 2 3 1 4 3 10 7 27
Suicide by drugs 0 1 1 1 0 0 1 1 2 2 0
Undetermined 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
TOTAL 1 3 2 3 3 1 7 6 14 14 30



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