Unintentional Drowning Deaths, Arizona, 1986-1996


TABLE 15
DROWNING DEATH RATES1 BY ETHNIC GROUP, ARIZONA, 1980, 1990 AND 1996

Ethnic Group

1980

1990

1996

Total, All Ethnic Groups:2

Non-Hispanic white3

Hispanic

Black

American Indian

3.7

2.8

5.4

12.1

7.8

2.3

2.1

1.9

1.8

6.4

2.2

2.1

2.4

2.6

2.7

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1 The number of drowning deaths per 100,000 population in specified ethnic groups.

2 Total for all ethnic groups includes records with other and unspecified ethnicity.

3 Non-Hispanic


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