Firearm-Related Fatalities, Arizona, 1986-1996


TABLE 6
NUMBER OF FIREARM-RELATED FATALITIES BY CAUSE, AGE GROUP AND ETHNICITY, ARIZONA, 1996


Unintentional injury Suicide Homicide Legal intervention Undetermined TOTAL
Non-Hispanic white Under 5 0 0 0 0 1 1
5-14 2 3 3 0 0 8
15-19 1 28 8 1 1 39
20-44 2 189 62 7 2 262
45-64 0 104 18 1 1 124
65+ 0 105 5 0 0 110
Unknown 0 1 0 0 0 1
TOTAL 5 430 96 9 5 545
Hispanic 5-14 0 1 2 0 0 3
15-19 3 11 34 2 3 53
20-44 4 44 107 2 1 158
45-64 0 4 15 0 0 19
65+ 0 5 0 0 0 5
TOTAL 7 65 158 4 4 238
Black 15-19 0 1 8 0 0 9
20-44 0 9 22 1 0 32
45-64 0 0 2 0 0 2
65+ 0 0 3 0 0 3
TOTAL 0 10 35 1 0 46
American Indian Under 5 0 0 1 0 0 1
5-14 0 0 5 0 0 5
15-19 0 4 7 0 0 11
20-44 0 12 14 1 0 27
45-64 0 2 3 1 0 6
65+ 0 1 0 0 0 1
TOTAL 0 19 30 2 0 51
Asian 15-19 0 1 0 0 0 1
20-44 0 1 0 0 0 1
TOTAL 0 2 0 0 0 2
All Ethnic Groups Under 5 0 0 1 0 1
5-14 2 4 10 0 0 16
15-19 4 45 57 3 4 113
20-44 6 255 205 11 3 480
45-64 0 110 38 2 1 151
65+ 0 111 8 0 0 119
Unknown 0 2 1 0 0 3
TOTAL 12 527 320 16 9 884
Total for all ethnic groups may include records with unspecified ethnic group.


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