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Table 51a. Number of deaths per 100,000 persons ages 15 to 24, by race/ethnicity, selected causes, and sex: 2007
 
Cause and sex Total White Black Hispanic Asian/Pacific Islander American Indian/Alaska Native
All causes1 79.9 74.5 112.6 76.5 43.2 128.8
Males 115.8 104.6 173.1 115.3 60.7 180.1
Females 42.0 42.7 50.5 33.5 24.7 76.0

Accident
37.4 41.9 26.4 33.8 17.7 66.3
Males 54.5 60.2 38.9 52.1 24.8 91.1
Females 19.3 22.6 13.6 13.5 10.2 40.7

Homicide
13.1 3.6 49.2 17.4 4.3 11.2
Males 22.1 4.9 88.2 30.0 6.9 17.4
Females 3.5 2.2 9.2 3.5 1.5 4.9

Non-injury2
18.2 16.2 29.0 16.9 11.7 21.6
Males 20.9 18.8 32.2 19.8 14.6 25.6
Females 15.3 13.5 25.7 13.8 8.6 17.4

Suicide
9.7 11.1 6.2 7.1 8.9 25.5
Males 15.9 18.2 10.5 11.5 13.5 40.8
Females 3.2 3.7 1.7 2.2 4.0 9.8
1 Includes causes of death not shown separately.
2 Includes deaths by cancer, heart disease, human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), influenza/pneumonia, and other health-related causes.
NOTE: Detailed mortality data were not available for 2008 or 2009 at the time of publication. Total includes other racial/ethnic groups not shown separately. Race categories exclude persons of Hispanic ethnicity.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), National Center for Health Statistics, National Vital Statistics System, CDC WONDER online database, compiled from Compressed Mortality File 1999-2007 Series 20 No. 2M, 2010, retrieved February 3, 2011, from http://wonder.cdc.gov/cmf-icd10.html.

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