District of Columbia

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

 

District of Columbia Data
All the tables below contain data available for District of Columbia and this objective.

Rates per 100,000
Age Baseline
(1998)
Final
(2007)
Numeric
Change
Ages 10-14 11.03* 17.09* 6.06
Ages 15-19 136.97 91.53 -45.44
Ages 20-24 148.85 104.05 -44.80
 
Rates per 100,000
Gender by Age Baseline
(1998)
Final
(2007)
Numeric
Change
Males 10-14 21.97* 27.14* 5.17
Males 15-19 250.31 150.2 -100.11
Males 20-24 289.43 181.08 -108.35
Females 10-14 x 6.89* X
Females 15-19 32.84* 37.88* 5.04
Females 20-24 28.82* 38.52* 9.70
 
Rates per 100,000
Race/Ethnicity by Age Baseline
(1998)
Final
(2007)
Numeric
Change
White (non Hispanic) 10-14 x 0.00* X
White (non Hispanic) 15-19 10.97* 9.29* -1.68
White (non Hispanic) 20-24 28.41* 18.00* -10.41
Black (non Hispanic) 10-14 14.15* 22.89* 8.74
Black (non Hispanic) 15-19 211.43 130.04 -81.39
Black (non Hispanic) 20-24 289.62 207.97 -81.65
American Indian/Alaskan Native (non Hispanic) 10-14 x 0.00* X
American Indian/Alaskan Native (non Hispanic) 15-19 x 0.00* X
American Indian/Alaskan Native (non Hispanic) 20-24 x 0.00* X
Asian/Pacific Islander (non Hispanic) 10-14 x 0.00* X
Asian/Pacific Islander (non Hispanic) 15-19 x 0.00* X
Asian/Pacific Islander (non Hispanic) 20-24 x 0.00* X
Hispanic 10-14 x 0.00* X
Hispanic 15-19 32.17* 100.54* 68.37
Hispanic 20-24 21.09* 44.84* 23.75
 
Rates per 100,000
Race/Ethnicity and Gender by Age Baseline
(1998)
Final
(2007)
Numeric
Change
White (non Hispanic) Males 10-14 x 0.00* X
White (non Hispanic) Males 15-19 24.5* 20.37* -4.13
White (non Hispanic) Males 20-24 63.7* 29.84* -33.86
White (non Hispanic) Females 10-14 x 0.00* X
White (non Hispanic) Females 15-19 x 0.00* X
White (non Hispanic) Females 20-24 x 8.22* X
Black (non Hispanic) Males 10-14 28.28* 36.28* 8.00
Black (non Hispanic) Males 15-19 379.25 202.99 -176.26
Black (non Hispanic) Males 20-24 555.79 372.3 -183.49
Black (non Hispanic) Females 10-14 x 9.24* X
Black (non Hispanic) Females 15-19 53.52* 61.26* 7.74
Black (non Hispanic) Females 20-24 63.54* 70.22* 6.68
American Indian/Alaskan Native (non Hispanic) Males 10-14 x 0.00* X
American Indian/Alaskan Native (non Hispanic) Males 15-19 x 0.00* X
American Indian/Alaskan Native (non Hispanic) Males 20-24 x 0.00* X
American Indian/Alaskan Native (non Hispanic) Females 10-14 x 0.00* X
American Indian/Alaskan Native (non Hispanic) Females 15-19 x 0.00* X
American Indian/Alaskan Native (non Hispanic) Females 20-24 x 0.00* X
Asian/Pacific Islander (non Hispanic) Males 10-14 x 0.00* X
Asian/Pacific Islander (non Hispanic) Males 15-19 x 0.00* X
Asian/Pacific Islander (non Hispanic) Males 20-24 x 0.00* X
Asian/Pacific Islander (non Hispanic) Females 10-14 x 0.00* X
Asian/Pacific Islander (non Hispanic) Females 15-19 x 0.00* X
Asian/Pacific Islander (non Hispanic) Females 20-24 x 0.00* X
Hispanic Males 10-14 x 0.00* X
Hispanic Males 15-19 60.27* 205.76* 145.49
Hispanic Males 20-24 39.44* 43.57* 4.13
Hispanic Females 10-14 x 0.00* X
Hispanic Females 15-19 x 0.00* X
Hispanic Females 20-24 x 46.19* X
 

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.