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


TABLE 4
MORTALITY RATES1FOR LEADING CAUSES2OF UNINTENTIONAL INJURY AMONG PERSONS 0 TO 19 YEARS OLD BY AGE GROUP AND YEAR, ARIZONA, 1986-1996

 

Cause of Death and Age Group

1986

1987

1988

1989

1990

1991

1992

1993

1994

1995

1996

Infants Under 1 Year

Unintentional Injuries

--Suffocation

--Motor Vehicle-Related

--Drowning

All Causes

 

28.4

9.5

7.9

7.9

898.2

 

40.2

9.3

13.9

9.3

925.4

 

30.5

12.2

6.1

9.2

967.8

 

39.0

16.5

10.5

3.0

920.6

 

33.4

16.0

8.7

4.4

874.8

 

32.3

13.2

7.4

7.4

858.3

 

36.7

16.0

8.7

7.3

834.8

 

26.1

11.6

7.2

1.4

769.2

 

45.1

24.0

5.6

5.6

785.7

 

19.3

6.9

8.3

4.1

758.4

 

30.6

12.0

9.3

4.0

767.0

Children, 1-4 Years

Unintentional Injuries

--Drowning

--Motor Vehicle-Related

--Fire/Flames

All Causes

 

34.5

12.9

14.1

2.1

69.7

 

22.3

8.4

10.0

1.6

59.4

 

29.9

9.2

12.6

2.7

63.2

 

27.1

11.9

10.0

0.7

56.0

 

20.7

5.8

9.9

1.2

49.3

 

25.8

8.5

10.9

0.8

56.5

 

24.8

7.1

11.0

2.0

50.4

 

24.7

7.9

11.2

1.9

55.0

 

23.9

8.0

7.2

5.8

55.0

 

27.0

9.9

10.6

2.3

51.9

 

23.7

8.5

10.0

1.9

48.1

Children, 5-9 Years

Unintentional Injuries

--Motor Vehicle-Related

--Drowning

--Suffocation

All Causes

 

16.0

10.7

1.9

0.4

27.4

 

11.5

5.0

2.2

0.7

21.5

 

9.1

5.4

1.7

--

19.2

 

12.7

6.7

1.6

0.6

23.6

 

9.2

6.7

1.8

0.4

21.3

 

11.1

6.9

2.4

0.4

22.5

 

10.6

6.7

0.3

0.7

25.2

 

12.3

5.3

2.7

0.7

26.2

 

8.0

3.9

1.9

0.3

20.3

 

11.5

6.7

2.2

1.6

21.1

 

9.2

6.3

0.6

0.6

21.6

Children, 10-14 Years

Unintentional Injuries

--Motor Vehicle-Related

--Drowning

--Firearm-Related

All Causes

 

13.5

7.2

2.5

0.8

32.5

 

16.9

11.9

1.7

1.2

25.9

 

16.4

11.6

2.4

0.4

37.1

 

12.6

9.2

0.8

0.8

27.6

 

15.5

10.8

0.8

0.8

30.6

 

10.9

6.8

1.1

1.1

23.4

 

12.1

7.0

0.7

1.5

33.4

 

14.3

7.3

0.7

2.4

38.4

 

12.3

8.5

-

1.0

34.4

 

17.0

10.4

1.7

1.7

36.8

 

13.5

10.1

0.9

0.3

30.5

Adolescents, 15-19 Years

Unintentional Injuries

--Motor Vehicle-Related

--Drowning

--Poisoning/Drug Misuse

All Causes

 

67.1

56.9

2.9

0.4

115.1

 

54.2

40.5

2.8

3.2

101.5

 

58.2

45.6

1.6

3.2

103.0

 

53.3

38.9

3.5

2.3

101.6

 

47.5

35.3

2.7

1.9

90.5

 

40.3

31.0

0.7

2.6

97.0

 

39.0

26.6

4.0

1.5

85.9

 

48.9

38.4

2.0

1.6

117.0

 

43.9

35.9

1.9

0.8

115.6

 

52.8

41.0

2.9

3.2

130.4

46.1

37.0

2.3

1.3

114.6

1Number of deaths from unintentional injuries per 100,000 population in specified age group.

2Leading causes are the three causes with greatest number of deaths over the 1986-1996 period.



Public Health Services
Office of Health Planning, Evaluation and Statistics (OHPES)
Arizona Center for Health Statistics
Phone: 602/542-7333; FAX: 602/542-1244