United States Data

Overall Mortality

Healthy People 2010 Objective: Reduce deaths of adolescents and young adults

Rates per 100,000
National Data Baseline
(1998)
Final
(2007)
Numeric
Change
2010
Target
10- to 14- year-olds
15- to 19- year-olds
20- to 24- year-olds
21.5
69.5
92.7
16.9
61.8
98.1
-4.6
-7.7
5.4
16.5
38.0
41.5

 

United States Data
All the tables below contain data available for the entire United States and this objective.

Rates per 100,000
Age Baseline
(1998)
Final
(2007)
Numeric
Change
Ages 10-14
18.70
16.87
-1.83
Ages 15-19
66.40
61.83
-4.57
Ages 20-24
96.40
98.14
1.74
Rates per 100,000
Gender by Age Baseline
(1998)
Final
(2007)
Numeric
Change
Males 10-14
26.06
19.79
-6.27
Males 15-19
97.19
86.67
-10.52
Males 20-24
138.18
144.89
6.71
Females 10-14
16.68
13.81
-2.87
Females 15-19
40.19
35.7
-4.49
Females 20-24
45.33
48.3
2.97
Rates per 100,000
Race/Ethnicity by Age Baseline
(1998)
Final
(2007)
Numeric
Change
White (non Hispanic) 10-14
20.51
15.71
-4.80
White (non Hispanic) 15-19
65.66
58.03
-7.63
White (non Hispanic) 20-24
81.37
91.06
9.69
Black (non Hispanic) 10-14
29.59
24.57
-5.02
Black (non Hispanic) 15-19
98.39
85.75
-12.64
Black (non Hispanic) 20-24
163.43
142.2
-21.23
American Indian/Alaskan Native (non Hispanic) 10-14
25.6
24.79
-0.81
American Indian/Alaskan Native (non Hispanic) 15-19
93.77
107.16
13.39
American Indian/Alaskan Native (non Hispanic) 20-24
157.36
151.29
-6.07
Asian/Pacific Islander (non Hispanic) 10-14
18.62
12.53
-6.09
Asian/Pacific Islander (non Hispanic) 15-19
38.65
32.91
-5.74
Asian/Pacific Islander (non Hispanic) 20-24
42.62
52.93
10.31
Hispanic 10-14
17.55
14.89
-2.66
Hispanic 15-19
62.08
57.9
-4.18
Hispanic 20-24
84.38
95.31
10.93
Rates per 100,000
Race/Ethnicity and Gender by Age Baseline
(1998)
Final
(2007)
Numeric
Change
White (non Hispanic) Males 10-14
24.42
18.27
-6.15
White (non Hispanic) Males 15-19
88.12
77.24
-10.88
White (non Hispanic) Males 20-24
119.64
132.16
12.52
White (non Hispanic) Females 10-14
16.39
13.01
-3.38
White (non Hispanic) Females 15-19
42.06
37.77
-4.29
White (non Hispanic) Females 20-24
42
47.76
5.76
Black (non Hispanic) Males 10-14
38.09
29.82
-8.27
Black (non Hispanic) Males 15-19
151.84
131.43
-20.41
Black (non Hispanic) Males 20-24
256.24
219.14
-37.10
Black (non Hispanic) Females 10-14
20.08
19.15
-0.93
Black (non Hispanic) Females 15-19
43.79
38.82
-4.97
Black (non Hispanic) Females 20-24
75.25
63.36
-11.89
American Indian/Alaskan Native (non Hispanic) Males 10-14
33.23
32.3
-0.93
American Indian/Alaskan Native (non Hispanic) Males 15-19
136.85
144.37
7.52
American Indian/Alaskan Native (non Hispanic) Males 20-24
221.46
216.88
-4.58
American Indian/Alaskan Native (non Hispanic) Females 10-14
17.68
17.09*
-0.59
American Indian/Alaskan Native (non Hispanic) Females 15-19
49.18
69.07
19.89
American Indian/Alaskan Native (non Hispanic) Females 20-24
90.99
83.24
-7.75
Asian/Pacific Islander (non Hispanic) Males 10-14
23.46
14.2
-9.26
Asian/Pacific Islander (non Hispanic) Males 15-19
52.08
45.05
-7.03
Asian/Pacific Islander (non Hispanic) Males 20-24
56.34
75.84
19.50
Asian/Pacific Islander (non Hispanic) Females 10-14
13.54
10.82
-2.72
Asian/Pacific Islander (non Hispanic) Females 15-19
24.67
20
-4.67
Asian/Pacific Islander (non Hispanic) Females 20-24
28.82
29.09
0.27
Hispanic Males 10-14
20.78
17.18
-3.60
Hispanic Males 15-19
90.07
86.78
-3.29
Hispanic Males 20-24
128.62
143
14.38
Hispanic Females 10-14
14.16
12.49
-1.67
Hispanic Females 15-19
30.4
27.24
-3.16
Hispanic Females 20-24
31.91
40.07
8.16

Source: WISQARS Fatal Causes of Deaths (using data collected by National Vital Statistics System), National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Prevention and Control

*Based on 20 or fewer number of deaths; use with caution

X = In the Baseline or Final columns, “X” represents zero deaths for a subgroup; in the Numeric Change column, “X” means that a number cannot be generated to show the change between baseline and Final.