Table 16. Number of Firearm-Related Fatalities by Gender, Age Group and Ethnicity: An Eleven Year Summary for Arizona, 1985-1995

White Hispanic Black American Indian
Total, firearm-related deaths:
Male
Female
Total
4,663
981
5,644
1,277
194
1,471
384
62
446
330
53
383
<15
15-19
20-44
45-64
65+
105
371
2,692
1,256
1,211
40
281
958
132
43
21
90
279
30
25
32
63
243
35
9

Homicide by firearms:

<15
15-19
20-44
45-64
65+
33
87
672
206
79
30
171
563
50
9
12
65
203
22
14
16
30
88
12
2

Suicide by firearms:

<15
15-19
20-44
45-64
65+
31
247
1875
1018
1128
8
76
337
77
33
3
21
62
6
11
4
29
130
21
6

Unintentional injury by firearms:

<15
15-19
20-44
45-64
65+
34
32
64
13
3
9
18
33
4
0
5
2
6
0
0
10
2
9
0
1

Injury due to legal intervention by firearms:

15-19
20-44
45-64
5
48
11
5
15
0
1
7
2
0
13
1

Total includes records with unknown age and firearm-related fatalities which are undetermined whether they were purposely or accidentally inflicted.


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