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Death Rate due to Firearms, Drugs, and Alcohol by Race and Sex, 1999–2010

(per 100,000 population in specified group)

 All races1WhiteBlackHispanic2
 BothMaleFemaleBothMaleFemaleBothMaleFemaleBothMaleFemale
Death by firearms:3         
199910.318.12.99.215.92.819.436.04.48.514.62.0
200010.217.82.89.115.62.719.336.14.08.214.21.8
200110.418.22.89.416.22.719.336.43.88.314.61.7
200210.518.42.89.316.12.720.237.83.98.114.21.6
200310.418.32.79.216.02.620.137.83.98.314.61.7
2010 10.3 18.0 2.7 9.6 16.5 2.8 17.7 33.4 3.3 6.0 10.5 1.3
Death by drug-related causes:         
19996.99.44.46.99.34.58.612.74.85.89.22.2
20007.09.54.67.19.64.78.312.04.94.87.42.1
20017.610.25.17.810.45.48.512.25.14.77.02.2
20029.011.86.39.412.26.79.212.85.85.58.22.6
20039.912.97.010.413.57.49.212.76.15.98.72.9
2010 13.1 16.1 10.2 14.7 17.9 11.5 8.5 11.0 6.2 5.5 7.6 3.4
Death by alcohol-related causes:         
19997.010.93.27.010.93.17.812.23.96.410.71.9
20007.010.93.27.111.03.27.411.43.76.611.11.7
20017.110.83.47.211.03.47.311.63.56.410.72.0
20027.010.83.47.211.13.46.410.03.26.210.31.8
20037.110.93.47.411.33.56.310.02.96.19.91.9
2010 8.3 12.5 4.2 9.0 13.6 4.5 5.5 8.4 2.9 6.6 10.8 2.3
1. Includes races other than white and black.
2. Persons of Hispanic origin may be of any race.
3. The death rate by firearms was 14.9 in 1980, and 13.3 in 1985. It peaked at 15.4 in 1993, and has been on the decline since.
Source: National Center for Health Statistics and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Vital Statistics Reports.

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