Firearm-Related Fatalities, Arizona, 1986-1996


TABLE 12
NUMBER OF SUICIDES BY FIREARMS AND TOTAL SUICIDES BY AGE GROUP AND YEAR,ARIZONA 1986-1996

Age Group

Cause

1986

1987

1988

1989

1990

1991

1992

1993

1994

1995

1996

5-14

All Suicides

# by Firearms

8

3

7

6

5

2

3

3

4

0

6

5

10

6

11

9

9

4

11

7

7

4

15-19

All Suicides

# by Firearms

37

27

52

32

47

32

48

30

42

28

49

36

34

24

58

46

62

47

52

40

56

45

20-44

All Suicides

# by Firearms

324

204

328

205

337

211

328

198

346

235

299

190

318

197

378

247

439

284

454

277

392

255

45-64

All Suicides

# by Firearms

127

79

168

118

130

92

134

96

149

100

158

103

149

110

157

104

165

109

170

114

161

110

65 and Over

All Suicides

# by Firearms

128

97

131

101

143

101

156

122

150

113

144

104

148

112

151

126

141

100

170

132

144

111

All Agesa

Total Suicides

# by Firearms

% by Firearms

624

410

65.7

687

462

67.2

666

441

66.2

669

449

67.1

692

477

68.9

658

439

66.7

660

449

68.0

755

532

70.5

816

544

66.7

858

571

66.6

762

527

69.2

aIncludes records with unknown or unspecified age.



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