Injury Mortality Among Children and Adolescents, Arizona, 1986-1996


TABLE 3
MORTALITY RATES1 BY INJURY TYPE AND AGE GROUP, AMONG INFANTS, CHILDREN AND ADOLESCENTS 0-19 YEARS OLD, ARIZONA (1996) AND UNITED STATES (1993)

 

AGE GROUP:

Category of injury

0-4

5-9

10-14

15-19

All Injury Deaths

ARIZONA

U.S.

 

30.2

22.3

 

12.4

9.8

 

19.1

14.5

 

88.7

69.8

Unintentional injury, total

ARIZONA

U.S.

 

25.5

17.7

 

9.2

8.6

 

13.5

10.1

 

46.1

37.3

--Motor Vehicle-Related

ARIZONA

U.S.

 

10.0

5.5

 

6.3

4.7

 

10.1

5.9

 

37.0

28.6

--Drowning

ARIZONA

U.S.

 

7.9

3.2

 

0.6

1.0

 

0.9

1.3

 

2.3

2.4

--Poisoning

ARIZONA

U.S.

 

0.3

0.4

 

0.0

0.1

 

0.0

0.2

 

1.3

0.9

--Suffocation

ARIZONA

U.S.

 

4.1

2.8

 

0.6

0.3

 

0.3

0.4

 

0.0

0.4

--Fire/Flames

ARIZONA

U.S.

 

1.8

3.5

 

0.3

1.2

 

0.6

0.5

 

0.3

0.5

Homicide

ARIZONA

U.S.

 

3.5

4.1

 

2.3

1.1

 

3.1

2.5

 

24.4

20.7

Suicide

ARIZONA

U.S.

 

0.0

0.0

 

0.0

0.0

 

2.2

1.7

 

18.2

10.9

Firearms2

ARIZONA

U.S.

 

0.6

0.6

 

1.7

0.8

 

3.1

3.8

 

36.7

27.8

1All rates are per 100,000 persons in specified age group. The U.S. rates are for 1993 (the latest available) and are from Injury Mortality. National Summary of Injury Mortality: Data for 1987-1993. National Center for Injury Prevention and Control.tal and health statistics; no 231. NCHS, 1993.

2Includes unintentional injuries caused by firearms, firearm-suicides, firearm-homicides and firearm-related fatalities which are undetermined whether they were purposely or accidentally inflicted.



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