Injury Mortality Among Children and Adolescents, Arizona, 1986-1996


TABLE 1
RATES OF DEATH FROM TYPES OF INJURIES AND FROM NATURAL CAUSES AMONG AGE GROUPS OF PERSONS 0 TO 19 YEARS OLD, ARIZONA, 1980-1989, 1990-1996

 

MORTALITY RATES:

Age Group and Cause of Death

Average Annual 1980-1989

1990

1991

1992

1993

1994

1995

1996

UNDER 1 YEAR2

Mortality from all causes

Deaths from natural causes

Deaths from injuries

(Unintentional injuries)

(Homicide)

(Unknown intent)

 

987.2

948.5

38.8

(31.0)

(5.7)

(2.1)

 

874.8

832.7

42.1

(33.4)

(8.7)

(-)

 

858.3

815.7

42.6

(32.3)

(8.8)

(1.5)

 

834.8

781.9

52.9

(36.7)

(16.2)

(-)

 

769.2

735.8

33.3

(26.1)

(5.8)

(1.4)

 

785.7

726.5

59.2

(45.1)

(9.9)

(4.2)

 

758.4

728.0

30.4

(19.3)

(11.1)

(-)

 

767.0

729.7

37.3

(30.6)

(5.3)

(1.3)

1-4 YEARS

Mortality from all causes

Deaths from natural causes

Deaths from injuries

(Unintentional injuries)

(Homicide)

(Unknown intent)

 

66.2

30.1

36.1

(31.6)

(3.8)

(0.7)

 

49.3

25.3

24.0

(20.7)

(3.3)

(-)

 

56.5

28.2

28.2

(25.8)

(1.6)

(0.8)

 

50.4

22.4

27.9

(24.8)

(2.8)

(0.4)

 

55.0

27.3

27.7

(24.7)

(3.0)

(-)

 

55.0

25.0

30.0

(23.9)

(5.4)

(0.7)

 

51.9

20.5

31.4

(27.0)

(4.0)

(0.4)

 

48.1

20.4

27.8

(23.7)

(3.0)

(1.1)

5-9 YEARS

Mortality from all causes

Deaths from natural causes

Deaths from injuries

(Unintentional injuries)

(Homicide)

(Unknown intent)

 

27.2

12.1

15.1

(13.9)

(1.1)

(0.1)

 

21.3

10.3

11.0

(9.2)

(1.4)

(0.4)

 

22.5

10.7

11.8

(11.1)

(0.4)

(0.4)

 

25.2

13.5

11.7

(10.6)

(1.1)

(-)

 

26.2

12.6

13.6

(12.3)

(1.3)

(-)

 

20.3

11.3

9.0

(8.0)

(1.0)

(-)

 

21.1

8.9

12.1

(11.5)

(0.6)

(-)

 

21.6

9.2

12.4

(9.2)

(2.3)

(0.9)

10-14 YEARS

Mortality from all causes

Deaths from natural causes

Deaths from injuries

(Unintentional injuries)

(Homicide)

(Suicide)

(Unknown intent)

 

31.3

11.9

19.4

(15.1)

(2.0)

(1.9)

(0.3)

 

30.6

11.6

19.0

(15.5)

(1.9)

(1.6)

(-)

 

23.4

7.9

15.5

(10.9)

(1.5)

(2.3)

(0.8)

 

33.4

11.8

21.7

(12.1)

(5.5)

(3.7)

(0.4)

 

38.4

15.7

22.7

(14.3)

(3.8)

(3.8)

(0.7)

 

34.4

15.7

18.7

(12.3)

(1.4)

(3.1)

(2.0)

 

36.8

9.7

27.1

(17.0)

(4.4)

(3.7)

(2.0)

 

30.5

11.4

19.1

(13.5)

(3.1)

(2.2)

(0.3)

15-19 YEARS

Mortality from all causes

Deaths from natural causes

Deaths from injuries

(Unintentional injuries)

(Homicide)

(Suicide)

(Unknown intent)

 

105.3

18.6

86.7

(60.0)

(10.1)

(15.7)

(0.9)

 

90.5

15.7

74.7

(47.5)

(10.7)

(16.1)

(0.4)

 

97.0

16.4

80.6

(40.3)

(19.0)

(18.3)

(3.0)

 

85.9

14.9

71.0

(39.0)

(18.6)

(12.4)

(1.1)

 

117.0

20.0

97.1

(48.9)

(23.9)

(22.7)

(1.6)

 

115.6

18.3

97.3

(43.9)

(27.9)

(23.7)

(1.9)

 

130.4

20.5

109.9

(52.8)

(33.4)

(18.7)

(5.0)

 

114.6

20.8

93.8

(46.1)

(24.4)

(18.2)

(5.1)

1 Number of deaths per 100,000 population in specified age group per year.

2 Number of births was used as the denominator for death rate calculations among infants.



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