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136. Death Rates for Injury by Firearms, Sex, Race, and Age

[Death rate per 100,000 population. Deaths classified according to the ninth revision of the International Classification of Diseases]

 
5-14 15-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65-74 75-84 85 years
Item years years years years years years years years and over
 
1992
 
     MALE
Firearms:
  White 1.9 32.4 27.0 22.6 21.2 22.7 27.5 42.8 49.9
  Black 5.8 162.3 108.3 58.6 37.6 24.3 21.3 22.7 (NA)
 
    Accidents:
      White 0.6 2.2 1.0 0.7 0.6 0.6 0.5 0.6 (NA)
      Black 1.3 5.1 1.5 (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA)
 
    Suicide:
      White 0.5 15.3 14.4 14.1 15.4 18.4 25.2 40.4 46.9
      Black (NA) 13.9 11.7 8.5 6.7 7.4 9.0 15.7 (NA)
 
    Homicide:
      White 0.8 14.4 11.1 7.5 5.1 3.5 1.5 1.6 (NA)
      Black 3.9 141.6 94.5 48.8 30.0 15.8 11.5 (NA) (NA)
 
FEMALE
Firearms:
  White 0.6 4.7 4.9 4.9 4.7 3.8 3.5 2.9 1.6
  Black 2.1 15.3 15.4 8.9 4.6 3.6 3.1 (NA) (NA)
 
    Accidents:
      White 0.2 0.2 0.1 (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA)
      Black (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA)
 
    Suicide:
      White 0.2 1.9 2.4 2.8 3.1 2.8 2.7 1.9 1.1
      Black (NA) 1.3 1.2 0.8 (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA)
 
    Homicide:
      White 0.3 2.5 2.3 1.9 1.5 0.9 0.7 0.8 (NA)
      Black 1.8 13.5 14.0 7.8 3.6 2.5 (NA) (NA) (NA)
 
1993
 
     MALE
Firearms:
  White 2.6 33.0 27.9 22.2 21.8 22.3 27.2 44.1 54.6
  Black 7.7 179.0 110.7 62.3 39.8 24.1 22.3 23.6 (NA)
 
    Accidents:
      White 0.8 2.3 1.0 0.7 0.7 0.5 0.6 0.8 (NA)
      Black 1.2 6.8 1.4 1.1 (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA)
 
    Suicide:
      White 0.8 15.9 15.5 14.2 15.5 18.8 24.4 41.6 52.8
      Black (NA) 15.5 12.6 7.9 8.4 6.9 8.8 13.9 (NA)
 
    Homicide:
      White 0.9 14.0 10.9 7.0 5.3 2.8 1.9 1.1 (NA)
      Black 5.7 154.9 96.1 52.9 30.2 16.1 12.7 8.7 (NA)
 
FEMALE
Firearms:
  White 0.8 5.2 5.7 5.3 4.9 3.9 3.4 2.7 2.0
  Black 2.6 18.3 15.5 10.2 4.4 3.3 3.2 (NA) (NA)
 
    Accidents:
      White (NA) 0.3 0.2 0.2 (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA)
      Black (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA)
 
    Suicide:
      White 0.2 2.3 2.7 2.9 3.2 2.8 2.5 1.9 1.1
      Black (NA) 1.3 1.2 1.2 (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA)
 
    Homicide:
      White 0.5 2.6 2.7 2.1 1.5 1.0 0.9 0.7 (NA)
      Black 2.2 16.3 13.8 8.6 3.3 2.1 (NA) (NA) (NA)
 
1994
 
     MALE
Firearms:
  White 2.3 34.2 27.6 22.3 20.5 20.8 25.1 42.1 53.2
  Black 6.5 169.6 109.0 57.7 33.6 22.2 25.0 20.0 (NA)
    Accidents:
      White 0.6 2.2 0.9 0.6 0.5 0.4 0.5 0.8 (NA)
      Black 1.1 5.5 1.7 (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA)
    Suicide:
      White 0.8 16.7 15.4 14.0 15.1 17.1 22.9 39.9 51.3
      Black 0.7 15.6 11.9 8.4 6.4 6.6 12.0 12.6 (NA)
    Homicide:
      White 0.9 14.5 10.8 7.3 4.6 3.0 1.5 1.1 (NA)
      Black 4.4 146.3 94.6 47.8 26.4 14.8 12.3 7.5 (NA)
 
FEMALE
Firearms:
  White 0.9 4.9 5.3 5.1 4.6 3.3 3.0 2.6 1.9
  Black 2.1 15.5 14.3 9.3 5.7 3.0 3.5 (NA) (NA)
    Accidents:
      White (NA) 0.2 0.2 0.1 (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA)
      Black (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA)
    Suicide:
      White 0.3 2.1 2.6 3.0 3.1 2.3 2.2 1.8 1.2
      Black (NA) 1.7 1.5 1.2 (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA)
    Homicide:
      White 0.4 2.5 2.5 1.9 1.3 0.9 0.7 0.7 (NA)
      Black 2.0 13.4 12.4 8.0 4.1 2.4 (NA) (NA) (NA)
 
1995
 
     MALE
Firearms:
  White 2.5 31.4 26.1 21.2 19.6 19.9 26.1 39.8 50.8
  Black 5.5 140.2 94.4 46.6 32.1 24.3 22.0 20.9 (B)
    Accidents:
      White 0.7 1.8 0.8 0.6 0.5 0.4 0.6 0.7 (B)
      Black 0.8 4.3 1.5 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B)
    Suicide:
      White 0.8 15.4 15.1 14.2 14.9 16.6 23.9 38.2 49.5
      Black (B) 13.2 11.9 7.6 6.9 7.5 10.2 13.9 (B)
    Homicide:
      White 0.9 13.6 9.8 6.3 4.0 2.8 1.5 0.8 (B)
      Black 4.1 121.0 80.7 38.3 24.6 15.9 10.8 (B) (B)
 
FEMALE
Firearms:
  White 0.8 4.6 5.0 4.9 4.4 3.6 3.1 3.0 1.8
  Black 1.4 13.5 11.9 7.9 4.4 3.7 3.1 (B) (B)
    Accidents:
      White 0.1 0.2 0.2 0.2 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B)
      Black (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B)
    Suicide:
      White 0.3 2.0 2.4 2.8 3.0 2.6 2.3 2.0 1.2
      Black (B) 1.5 1.4 0.8 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B)
    Homicide:
      White 0.4 2.2 2.3 1.8 1.2 0.8 0.7 0.8 (B)
      Black 1.2 11.8 10.2 6.7 3.4 2.3 (B) (B) (B)
 
1996
 
     MALE
Firearms:
  White 2.0 26.9 23.6 20.6 19.9 20.6 25.8 38.4 50.6
  Black 4.5 131.6 88.6 44.7 30.2 21.7 19.6 18.6 (B)
    Accidents:
      White 0.5 1.7 0.8 0.6 0.5 0.6 0.6 0.6 (B)
      Black 1.0 4.0 1.1 0.9 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B)
    Suicide:
      White 0.7 13.3 14.1 14.4 15.6 17.1 23.5 36.6 48.7
      Black (B) 12.8 10.9 8.4 6.9 8.2 11.1 10.9 (B)
    Homicide:
      White 0.7 11.4 8.5 5.3 3.6 2.8 1.4 0.9 (B)
      Black 2.9 112.6 75.6 35.0 22.5 12.4 7.8 7.7 (B)
 
FEMALE
Firearms:
  White 0.6 3.8 4.3 4.8 4.5 3.2 2.8 2.7 1.7
  Black 1.4 12.0 11.3 8.3 4.9 2.8 3.5 (B) (B)
    Accidents:
      White (B) 0.1 0.1 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B)
      Black (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B)
    Suicide:
      White 0.2 1.8 2.3 2.9 3.0 2.4 2.1 1.8 0.8
      Black (B) 1.2 1.3 1.3 1.2 (B) (B) (B) (B)
    Homicide:
      White 0.4 1.8 1.8 1.8 1.3 0.7 0.6 0.8 (B)
      Black 1.2 10.3 9.8 6.8 3.5 1.8 2.1 (B) (B)
 
1997
 
     MALE
Firearms:
  White 1.8 24.8 23.1 19.5 19.0 20.1 23.9 36.1 49.3
  Black 3.9 119.9 84.0 39.5 25.8 19.0 19.0 15.4 (B)
    Accidents:
      White 0.5 1.3 0.8 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 (B) (B)
      Black 0.7 2.5 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B)
    Suicide:
      White 0.5 12.4 13.6 13.8 14.8 16.8 21.8 34.6 45.9
      Black (B) 11.6 11.4 6.3 5.2 7.1 11.3 11.6 (B)
    Homicide:
      White 0.7 10.8 8.5 5.1 3.6 2.6 1.4 0.8 (B)
      Black 2.6 104.2 71.1 32.5 20.2 10.9 6.4 (B) (B)
 
FEMALE
Firearms:
  White 0.5 3.8 4.5 4.9 4.2 3.1 2.9 2.4 1.7
  Black 1.5 10.6 9.8 6.2 3.9 2.6 2.7 (B) (B)
    Accidents:
      White (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B)
      Black (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B)
    Suicide:
      White 0.1 1.8 2.4 3.1 2.9 2.4 2.2 1.7 0.8
      Black (B) 1.3 1.2 (B) (B) (B) (B) (B) (B)
    Homicide:
      White 0.3 1.8 1.9 1.6 1.1 0.7 0.7 0.6 (B)
      Black 1.1 9.1 8.3 5.4 2.8 1.8 (B) (B) (B)


B Does not meet standard of reliability or precision. NA Not available.

Source: U.S. National Center for Health Statistics, Advance Data from Vital and Health Statistics, No. 231.

http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/about/major/dvs/mortdata.htm



https://allcountries.org/uscensus/136_death_rates_for_injury_by_firearms.html

These tables are based on figures supplied by the United States Census Bureau, U.S. Department of Commerce and are subject to revision by the Census Bureau.

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