Unintentional Drowning Deaths, Arizona, 1986-1996


TABLE 19
DROWNING DEATHS BY PLACE AND/OR CIRCUMSTANCES OF IMMERSION (ALL AGES) BY YEAR, ARIZONA RESIDENTS,1986-1996
YEAR
1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996
TOTAL 123 114 105 97 85 79 87 101 79 107 97
Home swimming pool 41 38 38 38 22 26 22 24 26 36 41
Not at home swimming pool 3 0 3 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 0
Bathtub 4 11 8 4 8 5 8 9 4 9 7
Accident to or on watercraft causing submersion* 7 3 1 3 1 2 4 5 5 2 0
Submersion or drowning while engaged in sport or recreational activity in place other than a swimming pool 17 13 17 10 19 15 15 16 8 20 11
Other and/or no otherwise specified circumstances (incl.accidental fall into water)*** 46 43 37 40 32 30 35 45 33 36 36
Unclassifiable**** 5 6 1 0 3 1 3 2 2 2 2
* E830 (accident to watercraft causing sumbersion); E832 (accident on watercraft causing submersion, i.e.,fall, thrown, washed overboard).
**E910.0 (while water skiing), E910.1 (diving), E910.2 (swimming, wading, surfboarding).
E910.3 (while swimming or diving for purpose other than recreation or sport, E910.0 (accidental fall into water) when supplementary code for place of accident not equals 0 or 9.
***E910.9 when supplementary code for place of accident equals 9.
****E984 (drowning and submersion undetermine whether accidentally or purposely inflicted).


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