Table 12. Number of Suicides by Firearms and Total Suicides by Age Group and Year, Arizona, 1985-1995

Age Group Cause 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995
5-14 All Suicides
# by Firearms
2
1
8
3
7
6
5
2
3
3
4
0
6
5
10
6
11
9
9
4
11
7
15-19 All Suicides
# by Firearms
% by Firearms
41
33
80.5
37
27
73.0
52
32
61.5
47
32
68.1
48
30
62.5
42
28
66.7
49
36
73.5
34
24
70.6
58
46
79.3
62
47
75.8
52
40
76.9
20-44 All Suicides
# by Firearms
% by Firearms
272
142
52.2
324
204
63.0
328
205
62.5
337
211
62.6
328
198
60.4
346
235
67.9
299
190
63.5
318
197
61.9
378
247
65.3
439
284
64.7
454
277
61.0
45-64 All Suicides
# by Firearms
% by Firearms
147
104
70.7
127
79
62.2
168
118
70.2
130
92
70.8
134
96
71.6
149
100
67.1
158
103
65.2
149
110
73.8
157
104
66.2
165
109
66.1
170
114
67.1
65+ All Suicides
# by Firearms
% by Firearms
104
72
69.2
128
97
75.8
131
101
77.1
143
101
70.6
156
122
78.2
150
113
75.3
144
104
148
112
75.7
151
126
83.4
141
100
70.9
170
132
All Agesa Total Suicides
# by Firearms
% by Firearms
567
384
67.7
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

aIncludes records with unknown or unspecified age.



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