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


TABLE 20
RATES1 OF DEATH FROM INJURIES AMONG PERSONS 19 OR LESS YEARS OLD BY TYPE OF INJURY, AGE GROUP AND ETHNICITY, ARIZONA 1996

ETHNICITY:*

AGE GROUP/INJURY TYPE

WHITE2

HISPANIC

BLACK

AMERICAN INDIAN

ALL ETHNIC GROUPS

UNDER 1, all injury deaths:

26.0

14.6

171.2

131.4

37.3

---UNINTENTIONAL

26.0

11.0

128.4

112.6

30.6

---HOMICIDE

---

3.6

42.8

18.8

5.3

1-14 YEARS, all injury deaths:

14.6

17.5

14.5

54.4

18.3

---UNINTENTIONAL

11.3

15.1

12.1

44.0

14.8

---HOMICIDE

2.5

2.0

2.4

8.1

2.8

---SUICIDE

0.8

0.4

-----

2.3

0.8

15-19 YEARS, all injury deaths:

59.5

120.4

119.2

223.2

93.8

---UNINTENTIONAL

33.0

58.3

23.8 1

36.6

46.1

---HOMICIDE

8.1

45.9

87.4

54.7

24.4

---SUICIDE

18.4

16.1

8.0

31.9

18.2

1The number of deaths from injuries (unintentional injuries + injuries in homicide and suicide) per 100,000 in specified group.

2Not of Hispanic origin.

Note: Number of births was used as the denominator for death rate calculation among infants.

* The rates for Asian and Pacific Islanders do not meet standards of reliability and precision.



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