Table 1. Age-Specific and Age-Adjusted Death Rates for Injury by Firearms, Arizona and United States, 1985-1995


Age Group 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995
Under 5b 1.8 .3 .3 1.2 1.2 .3 .7 1.0 0.3 1.2 0.9
5-14 2.5 2.0 2.5 1.8 2.3 1.9 2.0 4.8 5.3 2.5 4.1
15-19 20.3 20.3 18.5 21.6 21.4 20.7 34.3 26.9 39.5 43.9 45.3
20-44 18.4 25.3 23.9 25.3 22.2 25.8 22.9 24.0 28.1 34.0 35.4
45-64 23.3 17.4 24.1 20.2 20.0 20.2 18.9 21.2 17.8 20.7 19.5
65 and Over 20.7 26.1 26.6 25.3 28.1 24.9 23.6 23.8 26.9 22.7 23.9
Total 17.2 18.1 18.5 18.6 17.5 18.9 18.3 19.2 21.1 23.3 24.1
Arizona Age-Adjusted RateC 18.4 18.2 18.1 18.2 17.1 18.3 17.9 18.7 21.0 24.0 24.4
U.S. Age-Adjusted RateC 12.7 13.3 13.0 13.4 13.7 14.6 15.2 14.9 15.7 15.4 13.5

Number of deaths by firearms per 100,000 population in specified age group.

0 - 4 years old.

Adjusted to U.S. population of 1940.



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