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Violence and Mortality Rates for American Indians

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One of our Information Specialists received a call inquiring about the mortality rates due to violence for American Indians under 20 years of age in seven specific states.

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Hello,

Thank you for contacting The Office of Minority Health Resource Center.

Listed below are statistics on violence divided by states. Please, let me know if I can help you any further.

Violence-related injury death 1999- 2004 age range 0-19 American Indian/Native Americans
http://webapp.cdc.gov/sasweb/ncipc/mortrate10_sy.html


* Rates based on 20 or fewer deaths may be unstable. Use with caution.
** Standard Population is 2000, all races, both sexes.
*** Population estimates are aggregated for multi-year reports to produce rates.

TEXAS

1999 - 2004, Texas
Violence-Related Injury Deaths and Rates per 100,000
Am Indian/AK Native, , Both Sexes, All Ages
ICD-10 Codes: X60-X84,Y87.0, X85-Y09,Y87.1,Y35,Y89.0,*U01-*U03

Number of Deaths Population*** Crude Rate Age-Adjusted Rate**
4* 308,407 1.30* 1.21*


IOWA

1999 - 2004, Iowa
Violence-Related Injury Deaths and Rates per 100,000
Am Indian/AK Native, Both Sexes, Ages 0 to 19
ICD-10 Codes: X60-X84,Y87.0, X85-Y09,Y87.1,Y35,Y89.0,*U01-*U03

Number of Deaths Population*** Crude Rate Age-Adjusted Rate**
3* 23,363 12.84* 13.20*


UTAH

1999 - 2004, Utah
Violence-Related Injury Deaths and Rates per 100,000
Am Indian/AK Native, Both Sexes, Ages 0 to 19
ICD-10 Codes: X60-X84,Y87.0, X85-Y09,Y87.1,Y35,Y89.0,*U01-*U03

Number of Deaths Population*** Crude Rate Age-Adjusted Rate**
11* 87,361 12.59* 12.59*


WEST VIRGINIA

1999 - 2004, West Virginia
Violence-Related Injury Deaths and Rates per 100,000
Am Indian/AK Native, Both Sexes, Ages 0 to 19
ICD-10 Codes: X60-X84,Y87.0, X85-Y09,Y87.1,Y35,Y89.0,*U01-*U03

Number of Deaths Population*** Crude Rate Age-Adjusted Rate**
0* 4,639 0.00* 0.00*
NO INFO


COLORADO

1999 - 2004, Colorado
Violence-Related Injury Deaths and Rates per 100,000
Am Indian/AK Native, Both Sexes, Ages 0 to 19
ICD-10 Codes: X60-X84,Y87.0, X85-Y09,Y87.1,Y35,Y89.0,*U01-*U03

Number of Deaths Population*** Crude Rate Age-Adjusted Rate**
13* 119,555 10.87* 10.41*


TENNESSE

1999 - 2004,Tennesse
Violence-Related Injury Deaths and Rates per 100,000
Am Indian/AK Native, Both Sexes, Ages 0 to 19
ICD-10 Codes: X60-X84,Y87.0, X85-Y09,Y87.1,Y35,Y89.0,*U01-*U03

Number of Deaths Population*** Crude Rate Age-Adjusted Rate**
1* 26,565 3.76* 4.72*


FLORIDA

1999 - 2004, Florida
Violence-Related Injury Deaths and Rates per 100,000
Am Indian/AK Native, Both Sexes, Ages 0 to 19
ICD-10 Codes: X60-X84,Y87.0, X85-Y09,Y87.1,Y35,Y89.0,*U01-*U03

Number of Deaths Population*** Crude Rate Age-Adjusted Rate**
3* 129,539 2.32* 2.25*


MINNESSOTA

1999 - 2004, Minnessota
Violence-Related Injury Deaths and Rates per 100,000
Am Indian/AK Native, Both Sexes, Ages 0 to 19
ICD-10 Codes: X60-X84,Y87.0, X85-Y09,Y87.1,Y35,Y89.0,*U01-*U03

Number of Deaths Population*** Crude Rate Age-Adjusted Rate**
24 152,714 15.72 15.58

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