Unintentional Drowning Deaths, Arizona, 1986-1996


TABLE 7
MORTALITY RATES1 FOR DROWNING AND OTHER UNINTENTIONAL INJURY AMONG CHILDREN 0-4 YEARS OLD BY ETHNICITY, ARIZONA, 1980, 1990 AND 1996

Ethnic Group

Cause of Death

1980

1990

1996

All ethnic groups2

All unintentional injuries

Drowning

Other injury

39.5

13.2

26.3

24.9

5.8

19.1

25,8

7.9

17.9

White3

All unintentional injuries

Drowning

Other injury

33.9

10.8

23.1

24.5

7.2

17.3

20.8

9.0

11.8

Hispanic

All unintentional injuries

Drowning

Other injury

54.9

23.8

31.1

11.0

2.4

8.5

20.2

5.5

14.7

Black

All unintentional injuries

Drowning

Other injury

28.4

14.2

14.2

42.0

8.4

33.6

38.4

12.8

25.6

American Indian

All unintentional injuries

Drowning

Other injury

31.1

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31.1

63.0

3.7

59.3

68.2

9.3

58.9

1 The number of deaths per 100,000 children 0-4 years old in specified group.

2 The total of all ethnic groups includes records with other and unknown ethnicity.

3 Non-Hispanic.


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