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Unintentional Injury Death Data Trends for Years 2000-2010   DS 13-13000

County of Residence Populations

Age-Adjusted 

Forty-three counties had reliable age-adjusted death rates for unintentional injuries every year from 2000 through 2010.  Twenty-five counties had higher age-adjusted rates in 2010 than in 2000.  Counties with reliable unintentional injury age-adjusted mortality rates for each study year ranged from a high of 91.7 in Lake County to a low of 18.5 in San Mateo County.  From 2000 to 2010, Imperial County demonstrated the greatest percentage reduction in age-adjusted death rate from 42.0 to 26.1, which represented a 37.9 percent improvement.  Butte County showed the largest percentage increase in age-adjusted mortality rate from 35.5 to 74.9, which represented a 111.0 percent rate worsening during the period.

Refer to Table 4 (PDF)Opens a new browser window., Table 5 (PDF)Opens a new browser window., and Table 6 (PDF)Opens a new browser window. for detailed counts of deaths, age-adjusted rates, and 95 percent confidence intervals by county of residence.  Trend charts showing age-adjusted unintentional injury death rates by county are accessible through the links provided below.  Regression analysis was not applicable for unintentional injuries, because of the data variability.

Forty-three counties exhibited rates that were reliable each year.

Alameda (PDF)Opens a new browser window. Butte (PDF)Opens a new browser window. Contra Costa (PDF)Opens a new browser window. El Dorado (PDF)Opens a new browser window.
Fresno (PDF)Opens a new browser window. Humboldt (PDF)Opens a new browser window. Imperial (PDF)Opens a new browser window. Kern (PDF)Opens a new browser window.
Kings (PDF)Opens a new browser window. Lake (PDF)Opens a new browser window. Los Angeles (PDF)Opens a new browser window. Madera (PDF)Opens a new browser window.
Marin (PDF)Opens a new browser window. Mendocino (PDF)Opens a new browser window. Merced (PDF)Opens a new browser window. Monterey (PDF)Opens a new browser window.
Napa (PDF)Opens a new browser window. Nevada (PDF)Opens a new browser window. Orange (PDF)Opens a new browser window. Placer (PDF)Opens a new browser window.
Riverside (PDF)Opens a new browser window. Sacramento (PDF)Opens a new browser window. San Bernardino (PDF)Opens a new browser window. San Diego (PDF)Opens a new browser window.
San Francisco (PDF)Opens a new browser window. San Joaquin (PDF)Opens a new browser window. San Luis Obispo (PDF)Opens a new browser window. San Mateo (PDF)Opens a new browser window.
Santa Barbara (PDF)Opens a new browser window. Santa Clara (PDF)Opens a new browser window. Santa Cruz (PDF)Opens a new browser window. Shasta (PDF)Opens a new browser window.
Siskiyou (PDF)Opens a new browser window. Solano (PDF)Opens a new browser window. Sonoma (PDF)Opens a new browser window. Stanislaus (PDF)Opens a new browser window.
Sutter (PDF)Opens a new browser window. Tehama (PDF)Opens a new browser window. Tulare (PDF)Opens a new browser window. Tuolumne (PDF)Opens a new browser window.
Ventura (PDF)Opens a new browser window. Yolo (PDF)Opens a new browser window. Yuba (PDF)Opens a new browser window.

Fifteen counties had rates that were unreliable or had no events during one or more of the years studied.  Graphs are provided for these counties.  However, this information should be interpreted with caution.

Alpine (PDF)Opens a new browser window. Amador (PDF)Opens a new browser window. Calaveras (PDF)Opens a new browser window. Colusa (PDF)Opens a new browser window.
Del Norte (PDF)Opens a new browser window. Glenn (PDF)Opens a new browser window. Inyo (PDF)Opens a new browser window. Lassen (PDF)Opens a new browser window.
Mariposa (PDF)Opens a new browser window. Modoc (PDF)Opens a new browser window. Mono (PDF)Opens a new browser window. Plumas (PDF)Opens a new browser window.
San Benito (PDF)Opens a new browser window. Sierra (PDF)Opens a new browser window. Trinity (PDF)Opens a new browser window.

A map of California is located here.

Read More:
At a Glance
Background
California Total Population
Male and Female Populations
Race/Ethnicity Group Differences
Sex Differences Within Race/Ethnicity
County of Residence Populations
Tables (PDF)Opens a new browser window.
Technical Notes
References
Vital Statistics Query System

Helpful Resources

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention:
  Injury and Violence Prevention and Control
  Protect the Ones You Love: Child Injuries are Preventable

California Department of Public Health, EpiCenter

National Safety Council

 
 
Last modified on: 11/19/2014 8:00 AM