Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Accidental Deaths by County, 1999-2007

The map below shows the age-adjusted mortality rate due to unintentional injuries (a/k/a accidents) from 1999-2007. The overall rate for Oklahoma was 50.0 deaths per 100,000 population, with a rate of 58.2 deaths per 100,000 population for rural counties (see map of rural Oklahoma). Dewey County had the highest rate at 92.1 deaths per 100,000 population and Cleveland County had the lowest rate at 33.2 deaths per 100,000 population. Regionally, southeast Oklahoma had the highest rate at 64.9 deaths per 100,000 population. The lowest regional rate was in southwest Oklahoma at 44.9 deaths per 100,000 population. Northeast Oklahoma had a rate of 51.1 deaths per 100,000 population and the northwest region, including the Panhandle, had a rate of 47.2 deaths per 100,000 population.

No comments:

Post a Comment