Unintentional Drowning Deaths, Arizona, 1986-1996


TABLE 8
DROWNING MORTALITY RATESa BY YEAR, ARIZONA AND UNITED STATES, 1970-1996 (ALL AGES)

YEAR UNITED STATES ARIZONA

1970

3.9

5.7

(101)

1971

3.6

5.4

(100)

1972

3.6

6.2

(122)

1973

4.1

5.8

(120)

1974

3.7

6.2

(134)

1975

3.7

4.1

(91)

1976

3.1

4.7

(106)

1977

3.2

4.1

(96)

1978

3.2

4.0

(101)

1979

3.1

3.8

(100)

1980

3.2

3.7

(102)

1981

2.7

4.6

(128)

1982

2.7

3.7

(107)

1983

2.7

3.4

(103)

1984

2.3

2.9

(89)

1985

2.2

3.2

(101)

1986

2.4

3.7

(123)

1987

2.1

3.3

(114)

1988

2.0

2.9

(105)

1989

1.9

2.6

(97)

1990

1.9

2.3

(85)

1991

1.8

2.1

(79)

1992

1.4

2.3

(87)

1993

1.5

2.6

(101)

1994

1.5

2.0

(79)

1995

1.6

2.6

(107)

1996

1.5

2.2

(97)

aNumber of drownings per l00,000 population.

bSource: National Safety Council, Accident Facts, 1997 Edition. The U.S. data exclude drowning and submersion coded 1984.

cNumber of drownings in Arizona is given in parentheses.


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