Firearm-Related Fatalities, Arizona, 1986-1996


TABLE 15
FIREARM-RELATED DEATH RATESa ASSOCIATED WITH HOMICIDE, SUICIDE AND UNINTENTIONAL INJURY AMONG ADOLESCENTS 15-19 YEARS OLD, ARIZONA 1986-1996 AND UNITED STATES, 1987-1993

ARIZONA

1986

1987

1988

1989

1990

1991

1992

1993

1994

1995

1996

HOMICIDE, total

By firearms

By all other means

13.8

7.3

6.5

8.0

4.4

3.6

9.8

6.7

3.1

10.5

7.0

3.5

10.7

6.9

3.8

19.0

16.4

2.6

18.6

14.6

4.0

23.9

16.4

7.5

27.9

23.3

4.6

33.4

27.7

5.7

24.4

18.5

5.9

SUICIDE, total

By firearms

By all other means

15.0

11.0

4.0

20.9

12.8

7.1

18.5

12.6

5.9

18.7

11.7

7.0

16.1

10.7

5.4

18.3

13.4

4.9

12.4

8.7

3.7

22.7

18.0

4.7

23.7

17.9

5.8

18.7

14.4

4.3

18.2

14.6

3..6

UNINTENTIONAL INJURY,

By firearms

By all other means

67.5

1.6

65.9

54.2

0.4

53.8

58.2

2.0

56.2

53.3

2.7

50.6

47.5

2.7

44.8

40.3

1.9

38.4

39.0

2.9

36.1

48.9

3.5

45.4

43.9

0.8

43.1

52.8

1.4

51.4

45.1

1.3

44.8

UNITED STATESb

HOMICIDE, total

By firearms

By all other means

NA

NA

NA

9.8

7.0

2.8

11.5

8.9

2.6

13.5

11.1

2.4

17.0

13.9

3.1

19.6

16.6

3.0

19.3

16.8

2.5

20.7

18.0

2.7

NA

NA

NA

NA

NA

NA

NA

NA

NA

SUICIDE, total

By firearms

By all other means

NA

NA

NA

10.2

6.0

4.1

11.1

6.8

4.3

11.1

6.8

4.2

11.1

7.5

3.6

11.0

7.5

3.6

10.8

7.3

3.5

10.9

7.4

3.5

NA

NA

NA

NA

NA

NA

NA

NA

NA

a Number of deaths per 100,000 persons 15-19 years old.

bData source: Injury Mortality. National Summary of Injury Mortality Data 1987-1993. National Center for Injury Prevention and Control. CDC. June 1996.



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