Drug-Related Mortality, Arizona, 1986-1996


TABLE 15
DRUG-RELATED MORTALITY BY TYPE OF DRUG, GENDER AND YEAR,
ARIZONA, 1986-1996
YEAR
1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996
TOTAL Drug dependence and drug abuse 52 31 17 20 16 25 57 42 25 42 49
Accidental drug misuse 66 76 100 99 83 78 131 162 232 227 276
Suicide by drugs 56 81 68 72 66 61 78 85 81 108 56
Homicide by drugs 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 1
Undetermined 11 13 15 6 9 20 17 20 18 18 21
TOTAL 186 201 201 198 174 185 283 310 356 395 403
MALE Drug dependence and drug abuse 42 26 11 12 14 21 50 32 22 36 36
Accidental drug misuse 48 59 76 79 66 61 101 128 173 184 224
Suicide by drugs 15 33 31 41 39 26 44 42 43 46 26
Homicide by drugs 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Undetermined 5 5 4 3 6 11 10 16 8 10 12
TOTAL 110 123 123 136 125 119 205 218 246 276 299
FEMALE Drug dependence and drug abuse 10 5 6 8 2 4 7 10 3 6 13
Accidental drug misuse 18 17 24 20 17 17 30 34 59 43 52
Suicide by drugs 41 48 37 31 27 35 34 43 38 62 30
Homicide by drugs 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0
Undetermined 6 8 11 3 3 9 7 4 10 8 9
TOTAL 76 78 78 62 49 66 78 92 110 119 104



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