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New Jersey Health Statistics
1998

TABLE M30. FIREARM MORTALITY BY AGE, RACE, SEX, AND INTENTION
NEW JERSEY, 1998
RACE, SEX, AND CAUSE OF DEATH (ICD-9 CODES) ALL AGES AGE GROUP
< 15 15-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65-74 75-84 85+
ALL FIREARM INJURIES (E922, E965.0-E965.4, E965.0-E965.4, E970, E985.0-E985.4)    
   ALL RACES, BOTH SEXES
374 4 96 59 67 52 33 35 19 8
       MALE  
327 3 90 48 53 44 29 34 17 8
       FEMALE 
47 1 6 11 14 8 4 1 2 0
   WHITE, BOTH SEXES
248 2 32 31 48 48 30 30 19 8
       MALE 
217 2 29 23 40 42 27 29 17 8
       FEMALE 
31 0 3 8 8 6 3 1 2 0
   BLACK, BOTH SEXES
122 2 63 28 18 3 2 5 0 0
       MALE  
107 1 60 25 12 2 1 5 0 0
       FEMALE 
15 1 3 3 6 1 1 0 0 0
ACCIDENT (E922)            
   ALL RACES, BOTH SEXES
4 0 1 0 0 3 0 0 0 0
       MALE 
4 0 1 0 0 3 0 0 0 0
       FEMALE 
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
   WHITE, BOTH SEXES
3 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0
       MALE  
3 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0
       FEMALE 
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
   BLACK, BOTH SEXES
1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
       MALE 
1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
       FEMALE 
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
SUICIDE (E955.0-955.4)            
   ALL RACES, BOTH SEXES
210 1 23 21 38 44 27 31 16 8
       MALE  
192 1 22 17 33 39 24 31 16 8
       FEMALE 
18 0 1 4 5 5 3 0 0 0
   WHITE, BOTH SEXES
186 1 14 16 35 42 27 27 16 8
       MALE  
169 1 13 12 31 37 24 27 16 8
       FEMALE 
17 0 1 4 4 5 3 0 0 0
   BLACK, BOTH SEXES
24 0 9 5 3 2 0 4 0 0
       MALE 
23 0 9 5 2 2 0 4 0 0
       FEMALE  
1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
HOMICIDE AND LEGAL INTERVENTION (E965.0-E965.4, E970)       
   ALL RACES, BOTH SEXES
155 3 71 37 28 5 6 2 3 0
       MALE 
127 2 66 30 19 2 5 2 1 0
       FEMALE 
28 1 5 7 9 3 1 0 2 0
   WHITE, BOTH SEXES
55 1 17 15 12 3 3 1 3 0
       MALE  
42 1 15 11 8 2 3 1 1 0
       FEMALE 
13 0 2 4 4 1 0 0 2 0
   BLACK, BOTH SEXES
96 2 53 22 15 1 2 1 0 0
       MALE  
82 1 50 19 10 0 1 1 0 0
       FEMALE 
14 1 3 3 5 1 1 0 0 0
INTENTION UNDETERMINED (E985.0-E985.4)         
   ALL RACES, BOTH SEXES
5 0 1 1 1 0 0 2 0 0
       MALE  
4 0 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 0
       FEMALE 
1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
   WHITE, BOTH SEXES
4 0 1 0 1 0 0 2 0 0
       MALE  
3 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0
       FEMALE 
1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
   BLACK, BOTH SEXES
1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
       MALE 
1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
       FEMALE 
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
"All Races" includes races other than white and black and race not stated.
"All Ages" includes age not stated.
TABLE M30A. FIREARM DEATH RATES BY AGE, RACE, SEX, AND INTENTION
NEW JERSEY, 1998
RACE, SEX, AND CAUSE OF DEATH (ICD-9 CODES) ALL AGES AGE GROUP
< 15 15-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65-74 75-84 85+
ALL FIREARM INJURIES (E922, E965.0-E965.4, E965.0-E965.4, E970, E985.0-E985.4)    
   ALL RACES, BOTH SEXES
4.6 ** 9.7 5.2 4.7 4.8 4.6 6.0 ** **
       MALE  
8.3 ** 17.9 8.5 7.6 8.4 8.6 13.1 ** **
       FEMALE 
1.1 ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** **
   WHITE, BOTH SEXES
3.8 ** 4.3 3.6 4.3 5.5 5.1 5.9 ** **
       MALE 
6.9 ** 7.6 5.3 7.2 9.7 9.6 12.8 ** **
       FEMALE 
0.9 ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** **
   BLACK, BOTH SEXES
10.3 ** 34.8 14.8 ** ** ** ** ** **
       MALE  
19.0 ** 65.6 5.7 ** ** ** ** ** **
       FEMALE 
** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** **
SUICIDE (E955.0-955.4)            
   ALL RACES, BOTH SEXES
2.6 ** 2.3 1.8 2.7 4.1 3.8 5.3 ** **
       MALE  
4.9 ** 4.4 ** 4.8 7.5 7.1 12.0 ** **
       FEMALE 
** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** **
   WHITE, BOTH SEXES
2.9 ** ** ** 3.1 4.8 4.6 5.3 ** **
       MALE 
5.4 ** ** ** 5.6 8.6 8.5 11.9 ** **
       FEMALE 
** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** **
   BLACK, BOTH SEXES
2.0 ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** **
       MALE  
4.1 ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** **
       FEMALE 
** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** **
HOMICIDE AND LEGAL INTERVENTION (E965.0-E965.4, E970)       
   ALL RACES, BOTH SEXES
1.9 ** 7.2 3.2 2.0 ** ** ** ** **
       MALE  
3.2 ** 13.1 5.3 ** ** ** ** ** **
       FEMALE  
0.7 ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** **
   WHITE, BOTH SEXES
0.9 ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** **
       MALE  
1.3 ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** **
       FEMALE 
** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** **
   BLACK, BOTH SEXES
8.1 ** 29.2 11.6 ** ** ** ** ** **
       MALE 
14.5 ** 54.7 ** ** ** ** ** ** **
       FEMALE 
** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** **
"All Races" includes races other than white and black and race not stated.
"All Ages" includes age not stated.
Rates are computed per 100,000 race-, sex-, and age-specific population.
** Number is too small to calculate a reliable rate.


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