Unintentional Drowning Deaths, Arizona, 1986-1996


TABLE 13
DROWNING DEATHS BY GENDER AND YEAR, ARIZONA RESIDENTS, 1986-1996

 

Year

Number

Rate*

Percent

 

Number

Rate*

Percent

 

M/F Risk Ratio

1986

94

5.7

76.4

 

29

1.7

23.6

 

3.4

1987

86

5.0

75.4

 

28

1.6

24.6

 

3.1

1988

73

4.1

69.5

 

32

1.8

30.5

 

2.3

1989

81

4.4

83.5

 

16

0.8

16.5

 

5.5

1990

67

3.7

78.8

 

18

1.0

21.2

 

3.7

1991

62

3.3

78.5

 

17

0.9

21.5

 

3.7

1992

63

3.3

72.4

 

24

1.2

27.6

 

2.8

1993

80

4.1

79.2

 

21

1.1

20.8

 

3.7

1994

52

2.6

65.8

 

27

1.3

34.2

 

2.0

1995

80

4.1

79.2

 

21

1.1

20.8

 

3.7

1996

69

3.1

71.1

 

28

1.3

28.9

 

2.4

* Number of drowning deaths per 100,000 population in specified group.


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