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


TABLE 18
NEGLECT, ABUSE AND MALTREATMENT AS CAUSES OF DEATH AMONG CHILDREN 0-14 YEARS OF AGE, ARIZONA, 1986-1996

Circumstances and conditions resulting in death:

1986

1987

1988

1989

1990

1991

1992

1993

1994

1995

1996

HOMICIDE AND INJURY PURPOSELY INFLICTED BY OTHER PERSON
TOTAL

Child Battering and Other Maltreatment:1

---By parent

---By other person

Criminal Neglect:2

Rape:3

All Other Kinds of Assault and Late Effects of Injury Purposely Inflicted by Other Person:4

17

3

1

2

0

0

 

14

13

3

0

3

0

0

 

10

29

5

1

4

1

0

 

23

24

7

1

6

0

0

 

17

23

3

0

3

0

0

 

20

15

2

0

2

0

0

 

13

36

7

0

7

0

0

 

29

27

4

0

4

0

0

 

23

29

9

0

9

1

0

 

19

34

10

2

8

0

0

 

24

27

9

1

8

0

0

 

18

HUNGER, THIRST, EXPOSURE, NEGLECT,5

TOTAL:

Abandonment or Neglect of Infants and Helpless Persons

Lack of Food

Lack of Water

Exposure to Weather Conditions

Privation, Unqualified

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

3

1

1

0

1

0

1

0

0

0

1

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

1

1

0

0

0

0

2

1

0

0

1

0

1

0

0

0

1

0

1

0

0

0

1

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

1 The underlying cause of death coded in ICD as E967.

2 The underlying cause of death coded in ICD as 968.4 (Abandonment of child or infant with intent to injure or kill.)

3 The underlying cause of death coded in ICD as 960.1

4 Remainder of codes E960-E969.

5 The underlying cause of death in ICD as E904. (Excludes conditions resulting from homicidal intent)



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