Injury Mortality Among Children and Adolescents, Arizona, 1985-1995: Table 4


MORTALITY RATES1FOR LEADING CAUSES2OF UNINTENTIONAL INJURY AMONG PERSONS 0 TO 19 YEARS OLD BY AGE GROUP AND YEAR, ARIZONA, 1985-1995

Cause of Death and Age Group

1985

1986

1987

1988

1989

1990

1991

1992

1993

1994

1995

INFANTS UNDER 1 YEAR

Unintentional Injuries, total

--Suffocation

--Motor Vehicle-Related

--Drowning

All Causes

28.2

8.8

5.3

7.1

1,009.4

28.4

9.5

7.9

7.9

898.2

40.2

9.3

13.9

9.3

925.4

30.5

12.2

6.1

9.2

967.8

39.0

16.5

10.5

3.0

920.6

33.4

16.0

8.7

4.4

874.8

32.3

13.2

7.4

7.4

858.3

36.7

16.0

8.7

7.3

834.8

26.1

11.6

7.2

1.4

769.2

45.1

24.0

5.6

5.6

785.7

19.3

6.9

8.3

4.1

758.4

CHILDREN, 1-4 YEARS

Unintentional Injuries,total

--Drowning

--Motor Vehicle-Related

--Fire/Flames

All Causes

27.2

11.5

7.5

3.1

58.7

34.5

12.9

14.1

2.1

69.7

22.3

8.4

10.0

1.6

59.4

29.9

9.2

12.6

2.7

63.2

27.1

11.9

10.0

0.7

56.0

20.7

5.8

9.9

1.2

49.3

25.8

8.5

10.9

0.8

56.5

24.8

7.1

11.0

2.0

50.4

24.7

7.9

11.2

1.9

55.0

23.9

8.0

7.2

5.8

55.0

27.0

9.9

10.6

2.3

51.9

CHILDREN, 5-9 YEARS

Unintentional Injuries, total

--Motor Vehicle-Related

--Drowning

--Suffocation

All Causes

14.4

8.2

2.1

0.8

28.0

16.0

10.7

1.9

0.4

27.4

11.5

5.0

2.2

0.7

21.5

 

9.1

5.4

1.7

--

19.2

12.7

6.7

1.6

0.6

23.6

9.2

6.7

1.8

0.4

21.3

11.1

6.9

2.4

0.4

22.5

10.6

6.7

0.3

0.7

25.2

12.3

5.3

2.7

0.7

26.2

8.0

3.9

1.9

0.3

20.3

11.5

6.7

2.2

1.6

21.1

CHILDREN, 10-14 YEARS

Unintentional Injuries , total

--Motor Vehicle-Related

--Drowning

--Firearm-Related

All Causes

16.7

11.1

0.9

2.1

31.6

13.5

7.2

2.5

0.8

32.5

16.9

11.9

1.7

1.2

25.9

16.4

11.6

2.4

0.4

37.1

12.6

9.2

0.8

0.8

27.6

15.5

10.8

0.8

0.8

30.6

10.9

6.8

1.1

1.1

23.4

12.1

7.0

0.7

1.5

33.4

14.3

7.3

0.7

2.4

38.4

12.3

8.5

-

1.0

34.4

17.0

10.4

1.7

1.7

36.8

ADOLESCENTS, 15-19 YEARS

Unintentional Injuries, total

--Motor Vehicle-Related

--Drowning

--Poisoning/Drug Misuse

All Causes

61.3

52.0

2.1

1.7

110.4

67.1

56.9

2.9

0.4

115.1

54.2

40.5

2.8

3.2

101.5

58.2

45.6

1.6

3.2

103.0

53.3

38.9

3.5

2.3

101.6

47.5

35.3

2.7

1.9

90.5

40.3

31.0

0.7

2.6

97.0

39.0

26.6

4.0

1.5

85.9

48.9

38.4

2.0

1.6

117.0

43.9

35.9

1.9

0.8

115.6

52.8

41.0

2.9

3.2

130.4

1Number of deaths from unintentional injuries per 100,000 population in specified age group.

2Leading causes are the three causes with greatest number of deaths over the 1985-1995 period.

 



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