Firearm-Related Fatalities, Arizona, 1986-1996


TABLE 2
NUMBER OF FIREARM-RELATED FATALITIES BY CAUSE,a AGE GROUP AND YEAR, ARIZONA, 1986-1996

Age Group

Cause

1986

1987

1988

1989

1990

1991

1992

1993

1994

1995

1996

Under 5,

ALL FIREARMS

Unintentional Injury

Homicide

1

1

0

1

0

1

4

3

1

4

1

3

1

0

1

2

1

1

3

1

2

1

1

0

4

2

2

3

0

3

2b

0

1

5-14,

ALL FIREARMS

Suicide

Unintentional Injury

Homicide

Undetermined

10

3

5

2

0

13

6

5

2

0

10

2

1

7

0

13

3

4

5

1

10

0

2

7

1

11

5

3

2

1

27

6

5

16

0

31

9

8

13

1

15

4

3

4

4

25

7

6

11

1

16

4

2

10

0

15-19,

ALL FIREARMS

Suicide

Unintentional Injury

Homicide

Legal Intervention

Undetermined

50

27

4

18

0

1

46

32

1

10

1

2

55

32

5

17

0

1

55

30

7

15

3

0

54

28

7

18

0

1

92

36

5

44

1

6

74

24

8

40

1

1

101

46

10

42

0

3

115

47

2

61

1

4

126

40

4

77

4

1

113

45

4

57

3

4

20-44,

ALL FIREARMS

Suicide

Unintentional Injury

Homicide

Legal Intervention

Undetermined

334

204

11

111

3

5

327

205

7

107

5

3

357

211

6

127

7

6

324

198

13

101

10

2

373

235

8

119

10

1

339

190

7

133

5

4

365

197

12

137

15

4

433

247

13

160

7

6

531

284

10

224

7

6

555

277

18

241

10

9

480

255

6

205

11

3

45-64,

ALL FIREARMS

Suicide

Unintentional Injury

Homicide

Legal Intervention

Undetermined

101

79

1

19

2

0

143

118

1

24

0

0

124

92

1

29

1

1

127

96

1

27

0

3

131

100

1

27

2

1

126

103

3

20

0

0

148

110

0

36

2

0

126

104

1

18

2

1

152

109

4

36

1

2

155

114

0

38

3

0

151

110

0

38

2

1

65 and Over,

ALL FIREARMS

Suicide

Unintentional Injury

Homicide

Undetermined

105

97

0

7

1

112

101

0

11

0

111

101

0

9

1

128

122

0

6

0

119

113

0

6

0

116

104

0

12

0

120

112

3

5

0

139

126

0

13

0

120

100

1

19

0

140

132

0

8

0

119

111

0

8

0

All Ages,c

ALL FIREARMS

Suicide

Unintentional Injury

Homicide

Legal Intervention

Undetermined

608

410

22

163

6

7

643

462

14

155

6

6

669

441

16

195

8

9

653

449

26

158

13

7

691

477

18

180

12

4

687

439

19

212

6

11

739

449

29

238

18

5

832

532

33

247

9

11

940

544

22

349

9

16

1,010

571

28

383

17

11

884

527

12

320

16

9

aICD codes: 922.0-922.9 (unintentional injury), 955.0-955.4 (suicide), 965.0-965.4 (homicide), 970 (injury due to legal intervention by firearms), 985.0-985.4 (undetermined whether unintentionally injured or purposely inflicted).

bIncludes one case for which the intentionality of injury was undetermined.

cIncludes records with unknown or unspecified age.



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