Unintentional Drowning Deaths, Arizona, 1986-1996


TABLE 4

DROWNINGS AND DROWNING RATES BY AGE AMONG CHILDREN 0-4 YEARS OLD, ARIZONA, 1986-1996

Age

1986

1987

1988

1989

1990

1991

1992

1993

1994

1995

1996

Number of drownings:

Under 1

1

2

3

4

Subtotal, 1-4

Total, 0-4

6

10

11

9

1

31

37

6

9

7

4

1

21

27

6

10

8

4

2

24

30

2

12

13

1

6

32

34

3

6

2

4

2

14

17

5

11

5

4

1

21

26

5

10

4

2

2

18

23

1

12

5

4

0

21

22

4

8

6

4

4

22

26

3

14

6

2

5

27

30

4

6

11

3

3

23

27

Drowning mortality rates:*

Under 1

1

2

3

4

Subtotal, 1-4

Total, 0-4

9.5

15.9

18.2

15.3

1.7

12.9

12.2

9.3

14.0

10.9

6.5

1.7

8.4

8.6

9.2

15.2

12.1

6.1

3.2

9.2

9.2

3.0

18.0

19.3

1.5

8.9

11.9

10.1

4.4

9.7

3.2

6.8

3.4

5.8

5.8

9.5

17.8

8.1

6.5

1.6

8.5

8.7

9.2

15.2

6.1

3.2

3.3

7.1

9.0

1.4

17.4

7.2

6.1

-

7.9

6.5

5.7

11.5

8.6

5.7

5.6

8.0

7.5

4.4

20.5

8.8

2.9

7.3

9.9

8.8

5.6

10.3

15.7

4.3

4.3

8.5

7.9

* Per 100,000 population in specified group.


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