Unintentional Drowning Deaths, Arizona, 1986-1996


TABLE 1

DROWNING MORTALITY RATESa AMONG CHILDREN 1-4 YEARS OLD BY YEAR, ARIZONA AND UNITED STATES, 1970-1996

YEAR UNITED STATESb ARIZONA
19705.719.9(25)
19715.716.1(21)
19725.719.5(26)
19736.2l9.8(28)
19746.221.3(32)
19755.715.0(23)
19765.115.5(24)
19775.116.4(28)
19785.018.2(34)
19795.415.3(30)
19805.415.6(26)
19815.019.5(35)
19824.714.0(27)
19834.713.1(27)
19843.910.5(23)
19854.111.5(26)
19864.312.9(31)
19874.68.4(21)
19884.39.2(24)
19894.011.9(32)
19903.85.8(14)
19913.68.5(21)
19923.47.1(18)
19933.57.9(21)
19943.08.0(22)
1995NA9.9(27)
1996NA8.5 (23)
aNumber of drownings per l00,000 children 1-4 years old.
bSource: National Safety Council, Accident Facts, 1997 Edition.
cNumber of drownings to Arizona children 1-4 years old is given in parentheses.

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