Injury Mortality Among Children and Adolescents, Arizona, 1985-1995: Table 20


AVERAGE ANNUAL RATES1OF DEATH FROM INJURIES AMONG PERSONS 19 OR LESS YEARS OLD BY TYPE OF INJURY, AGE GROUP AND ETHNICITY, ARIZONA 1985-1995

ETHNICITY:*

AGE GROUP/INJURY TYPE

WHITE2

HISPANIC

BLACK

AMERICAN INDIAN

ALL ETHNIC GROUPS

UNDER 1, total injury

--UNINTENTIONAL

--HOMICIDE

33.7

26.8

6.9

70.4

29.9

6.8

111.6

84.7

26.9

97.9

79.2

18.7

42.8

34.1

8.7

1-14 YEARS, total injury

--UNINTENTIONAL

--HOMICIDE

--SUICIDE

18.6

15.9

1.7

1.0

16.8

14.2

2.2

0.4

36.0

26.1

8.7

1.2

43.6

36.9

5.1

1.6

20.9

17.6

2.4

0.9

15-19 YEARS, total injury

--UNINTENTIONAL

--HOMICIDE

--SUICIDE

75.2

48.4

7.6

19.2

4.1

42.3

28.7

13.1

25.9

36.9

67.2

21.8

172.2

113.3

30.6

28.3

5.8

50.8

16.8

18.2

1Calculated for the entire period 1985-1995. The number of deaths from injuries (unintentional injuries + injuries in homicide and suicide) per 100,000 in specified group per year.

2 Not 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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