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Youth Indicators 1996 / Indicator 50


Indicator 50. Death


Number of deaths per 100,000 persons 5 to 34 years old, by sex, age, and race: 1950 to 1993

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            |        Males and females    |            Males            |           Females
    Year    |-----------------------------|-----------------------------|-----------------------------
            | 5 to 14 |15 to 24 |25 to 34 | 5 to 14 |15 to 24 |25 to 34 | 5 to 14 |15 to 24 |25 to 34
            |years old|years old|years old|years old|years old|years old|years old|years old|years old
------------|---------|---------|---------|---------|---------|---------|---------|---------|---------

                                                      All races

1950 .......     60.1     128.1     178.7 |    70.9     167.9     216.5 |    48.9      89.1     142.7
1960 .......     46.6     106.3     146.4 |    55.7     152.1     187.9 |    37.3      61.3     106.6
1970 .......     41.3     127.7     157.4 |    50.5     188.5     215.3 |    31.8      68.1     101.6
1975 .......     35.2     117.3     140.6 |    43.3     174.1     198.9 |    26.8      59.8      83.6
1980 .......     30.6     115.4     135.5 |    36.7     172.3     196.1 |    24.2      57.5      75.9
1985 .......     26.3      95.9     123.4 |    31.6     141.1     178.0 |    20.8      49.9      68.9
                                          |                             |
1986 .......     26.0     102.3     132.1 |    31.7     151.4     192.7 |    19.9      52.3      71.6
1987 .......     25.6      99.4     133.2 |    31.9     146.1     192.6 |    19.0      51.7      73.8
1988 .......     25.8     102.1     135.4 |    30.9     151.0     196.7 |    20.4      52.1      74.0
1989 .......     25.7      97.6     140.0 |    30.5     142.4     204.4 |    20.6      50.9      75.7
1990 .......     24.0      99.2     139.2 |    28.5     147.4     204.3 |    19.3      49.0      74.2
1991 .......     23.6     100.1     139.1 |    28.7     148.0     204.0 |    18.3      50.0      74.2
1992 .......     22.6      97.4     135.0 |    27.5     144.8     199.9 |    17.4      47.9      70.1
1993 .......     23.6      97.6     142.6 |    27.4     144.1     211.4 |    19.6      49.2      73.7

                                                        White

1950 .......     56.4     111.7     148.3 |    67.2     152.4     185.3 |    45.1      71.5     112.8
1960 .......     43.9      99.1     123.6 |    52.7     143.7     163.2 |    34.7      54.9      85.0
1970 .......     39.1     115.8     129.9 |    48.0     170.8     176.6 |    29.9      61.6      84.1
1975 .......     33.4     110.0     119.2 |    40.9     163.6     166.4 |    25.5      55.3      72.1
1980 .......     29.1     112.0     118.4 |    35.0     167.0     171.3 |    22.9      55.5      65.4
1985 .......     24.8      92.9     108.4 |    29.9     136.3     157.1 |    19.4      48.4      58.9
                                          |                             |
1986 .......     24.4      98.8     115.1 |    29.9     145.9     168.8 |    18.6      50.4      60.4
1987 .......     24.1      93.8     115.7 |    30.0     137.3     167.8 |    17.9      49.1      62.6
1988 .......     23.9      95.1     116.2 |    28.9     139.7     169.6 |    18.6      49.2      61.7
1989 .......     23.8      89.5     120.6 |    28.4     128.6     177.0 |    19.0      48.4      63.1
1990 .......     22.3      89.7     119.3 |    26.4     131.3     176.1 |    17.9      45.9      61.5
1991 .......     22.0      88.5     119.4 |    26.5     128.2     176.1 |    17.2      46.6      61.7
1992 .......     20.8      84.7     115.5 |    25.5     124.1     172.9 |    15.9      43.2      57.0
1993 .......     21.9      84.3     125.2 |    26.1     121.7     186.2 |    17.6      44.9      62.9

                                                        Black

1960\1\ ....     64.5     157.9     333.0 |    75.1     212.0     402.5 |    53.8     107.5     273.2
1970 .......     55.5     212.4     381.2 |    67.1     320.6     559.5 |    43.8     111.9     231.0
1975 .......     45.5     165.2     315.2 |    57.0     246.0     484.0 |    34.0      87.0     168.0
1980 .......     39.0     138.3     269.5 |    47.4     209.1     407.3 |    30.5      70.5     150.0
1985 .......     34.8     115.9     235.4 |    41.3     174.1     347.4 |    28.1      59.5     136.3
                                          |                             |
1986 .......     34.5     126.5     259.1 |    42.0     190.5     385.6 |    26.9      64.3     146.5
1987 .......     33.9     135.0     263.1 |    42.5     203.9     389.8 |    25.0      67.9     150.0
1988 .......     36.0     145.2     275.4 |    42.1     223.3     409.7 |    29.8      69.0     155.5
1989 .......     36.3     150.7     285.7 |    43.5     234.5     425.6 |    29.0      68.0     161.0
1990 .......     34.4     159.9     287.5 |    41.2     252.2     430.8 |    27.5      68.7     159.5
1991 .......     34.2     174.9     284.5 |    42.4     278.1     425.5 |    25.8      72.6     158.6
1992 .......     33.4     171.3     277.1 |    40.8     270.7     413.2 |    25.9      72.3     155.0
1993 .......     33.2     177.4     270.9 |    35.4     282.8     409.5 |    31.0      72.4     146.5
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/1/ Includes all races except white.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Vital Statistics of the United States, vol. II, part A, various years; Monthly Vital Statistics Report, vols. 38, 39, and 42; and unpublished tabulations.

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