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Complete Indicator Profile of Alcohol: Alcohol-related Injury Deaths

Definition

Alcohol-related injury death is defined as the number of injury deaths attributed to alcohol per 100,000 population. The alcohol-related death rates reported here are based on definitions and alcohol-attributable fractions from the CDC's Alcohol-Related Disease Impact (ARDI) website (http://apps.nccd.cdc.gov/ardi/Homepage.aspx).

Numerator

Number of alcohol-related injury deaths in New Mexico

Denominator

New Mexico Population

Data Interpretation Issues

According to the CDC's Alcohol-Related Disease Impact (ARDI) website (http://apps.nccd.cdc.gov/ardi/Homepage.aspx), there are 54 causes of death considered to be at least partially attributable to alcohol. These include 35 alcohol-related chronic diseases (e.g., liver cirrhosis, alcohol dependence); and 19 alcohol-related injuries (e.g., motor vehicle crashes, poisonings, falls, homicide, suicide).

Alcohol-related deaths are estimated by multiplying the total number of deaths in a cause-of-death category by the percent of deaths in that category that are considered to be caused by alcohol. This percent, the so-called alcohol attributable fraction (AAF), can vary from 100% for causes of death that are completely related to alcohol use (e.g., alcoholic liver disease, alcohol poisoning); to less than 100% for causes that are only sometimes related to alcohol use. For example, per CDC ARDI, the AAF for portal hypertension is 40%. This means that 40% of deaths from portal hypertension are considered to be caused by alcohol use. The AAF for homicide is 47% and for suicide is 23%. The AAF for alcohol-related motor vehicle crashes is age- and gender-specific, ranging from 49% for males ages 25-34 to 8% for females ages 65 and over. For more information on the AAFs used here see the CDC ARDI Methods webpage (http://apps.nccd.cdc.gov/ardi/AboutARDIMethods.htm).

Why Is This Important?

Binge drinking (defined as having five drinks or more on an occasion for men, and four drinks or more on an occasion for women) is a high-risk behavior associated with numerous injury outcomes, including motor vehicle fatalities, homicide, and suicide. Since 1990, New Mexico's death rate for alcohol-related (AR) injury has consistently been among the highest in the nation, ranging from 1.4 to 1.8 times the national rate. While New Mexico's alcohol-impaired motor vehicle crash fatality rates have declined more than 60% during this period, death rates from other AR injuries have increased. The five leading causes of alcohol-related injury death in New Mexico were: falls injuries, motor vehicle traffic crashes, non-alcohol poisoning, suicide, and homicide.

Healthy People Objective SA-20:

Decrease the number of deaths attributable to alcohol
U.S. Target: 71,681 deaths

Other Objectives

Substance Abuse Epidemiology Report Indicator

Evidence-based Practices

There is a large body of evidence on effective strategies to prevent excessive alcohol use and alcohol-related harm. The following list summarizes the evidence-based prevention strategies that are well-recommended by experts; and that could be more widely or completely implemented in New Mexico to reduce our alcohol-related problems:

http://ibis.health.state.nm.us/docs/Evidence/EvidenceBasedExcessiveAlcoholUsePrevention.pdf

To access this list, please copy and paste the URL into your browser.

For more information on this topic, see the "Evidence-based Practices" section of the Alcohol-Related Deaths indicator report (http://ibis.health.state.nm.us/indicator/important_facts/AlcoholRelatedDth.html).



Graphical Data Views

Alcohol-related Injury Deaths by Year, New Mexico and U.S. 1990-2012

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Data Notes

Rates are age-adjusted to the 2000 US standard population.

Data Sources

  • New Mexico Death Data: Bureau of Vital Records and Health Statistics (BVRHS), New Mexico Department of Health.
  • Population Data Source: Geospatial and Population Studies Program, University of New Mexico. http://bber.unm.edu/bber_research_demPop.html.
  • U.S. Data Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics. http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/.



New Mexico Small Areas Deaths per 100,000 Population Lower Limit Upper Limit Note Numer- ator Denom- inator
Record Count: 110
1-Bernalillo County, Central Penn 38.4 27.7 49.1 50 135,535
2-Bernalillo County, Central Tabo 33.9 24.1 43.7 46 141,346
3-Bernalillo County, East Gateway 20.2 10.7 29.8 19 94,054
4-Bernalillo County, Lomas San Mateo 30.2 20.2 40.1 40 102,674
5-Bernalillo County, Lomas Girard 18.5 8.2 28.8 14 74,091
6-Bernalillo County, Gibson University 28.4 14.6 42.2 18 63,232
7-Bernalillo County, Rio Bravo Second 44.8 24.4 65.2 19 47,500
8-Bernalillo County, Lomas Broadway 49.5 36.1 62.9 53 103,289
9-Military Bases 8.1 0 23.5 * 3 56,988
10-Bernalillo County, Isleta Gun Club 31.3 16.8 45.8 19 67,304
11-Bernalillo County, Arenal Unser 40.9 15.5 66.2 * 18 66,545
12-Bernalillo County, Chavez OneEighteenth 29.1 16.5 41.7 25 101,254
13-Bernalillo County, Southwest 24.5 8.8 40.2 * 11 50,113
14-Bernalillo County, Arenal Tapia 35.7 23.6 47.8 34 97,977
15-Bernalillo County, Central Coors 41.8 29.3 54.4 43 110,146
16-Bernalillo County, So. Ninetyeight 27.6 16.3 38.8 29 120,614
17-Bernalillo County, No. Ninetyeight 18.9 10.2 27.5 20 114,155
18-Bernalillo County, Montano Rio Grande 18.5 7.2 29.7 * 12 61,258
19-Bernalillo County, Candelaria Second 27.8 16.4 39.1 24 86,354
20-Bernalillo County, Comanche Carlysle 32.1 19.8 44.4 27 86,465
21-Bernalillo County, Indian School Pennsylvania 29.4 20.3 38.4 45 129,724
22-Bernalillo County, Indian School Juan Tabo 26.8 16.6 37 27 99,928
23-Bernalillo County, Montgomery Louisiana 21.2 12.6 29.7 25 107,645
24-Bernalillo County, Montgomery Moon 19.4 9.1 29.8 14 64,890
25-Bernalillo County, Comanche Juan Tabo 18.8 10.1 27.5 18 90,369
26-Bernalillo County, Paseo Louisiana 23.7 14.3 33.1 25 96,921
27-Bernalillo County, Paseo Ventura 15.1 8.5 21.7 22 134,778
28-Bernalillo County, East Mountain 23.5 12.4 34.6 20 93,842
29-Bernalillo County, Del Norte 12.9 4.8 21 * 11 93,957
30-Bernalillo County, Montano Coors 23.8 10.6 37 13 61,728
31-Bernalillo County, Alameda Coors 19.4 9.5 29.4 16 97,429
32-Bernalillo County, Alameda Edith 26.7 16.3 37.1 26 95,706
33-Bernalillo County, Academy Tramway 15.1 9.2 21.1 29 130,484
34-Bernalillo County, Irving Unser 18.3 9.7 26.9 18 114,719
35-Chaves County, Roswell N.E. 25.1 17.1 33.1 41 156,858
36-Chaves County, Roswell S.W. 48.1 32.3 63.9 36 80,259
37-Chaves County, Other 26.1 14.4 37.9 20 85,728
38-Cibola County 36.8 26.3 47.3 48 133,934
39-Colfax/Union Counties 23.9 14 33.8 24 91,785
40-Curry County, Clovis West 24.2 12.7 35.8 17 76,892
41-Curry County, Clovis East 12.2 5.3 19.1 12 99,710
42-Dona Ana County, Anthony Berino Chaparral 14.5 6.4 22.7 13 103,719
43-Dona Ana County, Central Las Cruces 19.6 10.4 28.8 18 92,375
44-Dona Ana County, Dona Ana Fort Selden 14.5 6.6 22.3 14 103,326
45-Dona Ana County, Hatch and Surrounding Area 23.9 10.3 37.4 12 53,439
46-Dona Ana County, Las Alturas Talavera 18.4 8.4 28.4 15 65,076
47-Dona Ana County, Mesilla Picacho Mesilla Park 11.8 2.9 20.6 * 7 63,470
48-Dona Ana County, Northwest Las Cruces 21.4 12.7 30.2 24 117,521
49-Dona Ana County, Sonoma Butterfield Moongate 18.3 10.1 26.4 20 116,439
50-Dona Ana County, South Valley 22.1 11.1 33.1 16 79,978
51-Dona Ana County, Sunland Park 12 4.4 19.6 * 10 89,747
52-Dona Ana County, University District 23.3 11.9 34.7 19 103,053
53-Eddy County, Carlsbad 32.5 22.9 42 47 142,028
54-Eddy County, Other 29.3 19.4 39.3 34 124,477
55-Grant County, Silver City 35.8 22.5 49.1 30 85,238
56-Hidalgo County/Grant County, Other 28.5 17.2 39.8 27 90,863
57-Lea County, Hobbs No. 14.4 6.6 22.1 13 97,003
58-Lea County, Hobbs So. 36.4 20.5 52.3 21 64,471
59-Lea County, Other 27.4 18.8 36 39 149,397
60-Lincoln County 26.3 15.3 37.4 25 101,080
61-Los Alamos County 15.5 7.3 23.6 15 90,492
62-Luna County 24.6 15.5 33.8 30 125,654
63-McKinley County, Gallup 53.7 39.9 67.4 59 119,365
64-McKinley County, NW 46.4 30.2 62.6 33 82,550
65-McKinley County, SW 31.1 19.3 42.9 28 97,141
66-McKinley County, Other 64.5 42.8 86.2 36 63,787
67-San Miguel County, Las Vegas 41.9 27.6 56.3 34 81,968
68-San Miguel County, Pecos/Villanueva 26 10 41.9 * 11 43,933
69-Mora/Guadalupe/San Miguel East 31.1 17.9 44.2 23 70,817
70-Otero County, Alamogordo N.E. 12.9 5.7 20.1 13 93,636
71-Otero County, Alamogordo S.W. 17.4 8.3 26.5 14 82,152
72-Otero County, Other 30.1 20.1 40.2 36 126,882
73-Quay/DeBaca/Harding Counties 30 15.5 44.5 18 61,033
74-Rio Arriba, Espanola and Pueblos 48.1 36.3 59.8 65 142,394
75-Rio Arriba, North 49 30.4 67.6 28 60,609
76-Roosevelt County/Curry County, Other 20.1 12.4 27.7 27 142,983
77-San Juan County, Farmington North 20.1 9.9 30.2 15 80,107
78-San Juan County, Farmington Southeast 35.3 21.4 49.2 25 75,483
79-San Juan County, Farmington West/Kirtland/La Plata 38.4 26.3 50.5 40 110,084
80-San Juan County, North/Aztec 27.2 17.6 36.8 31 121,311
81-San Juan County, Northeast/Bloomfield 20.9 9.9 31.9 14 76,203
82-San Juan County, South 35.8 21.7 49.9 26 79,248
83-San Juan County, West 65.1 46.6 83.6 50 83,685
84-Sandoval County, Rio Rancho Blvd, No. 13.7 6.4 21 15 121,819
85-Sandoval County, Rio Rancho Blvd, So. 16.6 7.2 26 16 68,140
86-Sandoval County, Rio Rancho West 17 7.7 26.4 15 103,114
87-Sandoval County, Rio Rancho So. 17.3 8.6 26 16 101,268
88-Sandoval County, Bernalillo/Placitas 34.6 19.6 49.6 22 68,695
89-Sandoval County, Corrales 28.3 8.4 48.1 * 10 39,914
90-Sandoval County Other East 30 12 48 * 11 42,689
91-Sandoval County Other West 40.9 22.7 59.1 20 51,300
92-Santa Fe County, East Foothills + Eldorado 28.7 17.1 40.2 28 109,040
93-Santa Fe County, Opera Vicinity 25.2 12.3 38.1 17 70,231
94-Santa Fe County, Pueblos Plus 36.2 23 49.4 30 90,866
95-Santa Fe Co., Agua Fria Neighborhood + Downtown 33.3 23.2 43.4 48 119,171
96-Santa Fe County, Agua Fria Village 27.2 12.7 41.7 16 64,569
97-Santa Fe, Bellamah/Stamm 23.8 13.6 34 22 89,370
98-Santa Fe County, Airport Road 15.4 3.8 27 * 10 81,080
99-Santa Fe County, South 32.1 16.6 47.6 19 69,520
100-State Pen 0 ** 0
101-Sierra/Catron Counties 33.5 19.3 47.7 29 80,418
102-Socorro County 40 26.4 53.6 34 89,783
103-Torrance County 36.7 22.9 50.4 28 82,850
104-Taos County, Northwest 33.8 15.9 51.7 15 46,243
105-Taos County, Downtown and High Road 40.3 28.2 52.5 44 114,473
106-Valencia County, Los Lunas 25 13 36.9 17 73,805
107-Valencia County, NE 23.9 12.7 35.1 18 80,028
108-Valencia County, SE 40.1 27.5 52.7 40 110,421
109-Valencia County, West and Belen 31.8 20.8 42.8 33 104,214
New Mexico 27.7 26.6 28.7 2,688 9,949,901

Alcohol-Related Injury Death Rates by Small Area, New Mexico, 2005-2009

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Data Notes

Rates are age-adjusted to the 2000 US standard population.   All rates are deaths per 100,000 population and have been age-adjusted to the U.S. 2000 standard population.



Alcohol-related Injury Deaths by Year, New Mexico and U.S. 1990-2012

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NM vs. U.S. Year Deaths per 100,000 Population Lower Limit Upper Limit Numer- ator
Record Count: 38
New Mexico 1990 23.7 21.2 26.4 350
New Mexico 1991 26.1 23.5 28.9 390
New Mexico 1992 24.8 22.3 27.5 380
New Mexico 1993 24.3 21.9 26.9 385
New Mexico 1994 24.4 22.1 27.0 395
New Mexico 1995 23.3 21.0 25.8 385
New Mexico 1996 24.0 21.7 26.5 406
New Mexico 1997 23.8 21.6 26.3 408
New Mexico 1998 22.9 20.7 25.3 395
New Mexico 1999 23.2 21.0 25.6 405
New Mexico 2000 24.0 21.8 26.5 426
New Mexico 2001 23.9 21.6 26.2 428
New Mexico 2002 25.4 23.2 27.9 464
New Mexico 2003 26.7 24.4 29.2 495
New Mexico 2004 27.0 24.7 29.4 509
New Mexico 2005 26.1 23.8 28.5 507
New Mexico 2006 26.6 24.3 29.0 525
New Mexico 2007 29.3 26.8 32.0 557
New Mexico 2008 30.0 27.5 32.7 567
New Mexico 2009 27.8 25.4 30.4 539
U.S. 1990 17.0 16.8 17.2 42,912
U.S. 1991 16.7 16.6 16.9 42,587
U.S. 1992 16.0 15.8 16.1 41,068
U.S. 1993 16.2 16.1 16.4 42,244
U.S. 1994 16.0 15.8 16.1 41,954
U.S. 1995 15.6 15.5 15.8 41,595
U.S. 1996 15.3 15.1 15.4 41,033
U.S. 1997 14.9 14.7 15.0 40,505
U.S. 1998 14.6 14.4 14.7 40,177
U.S. 1999 13.8 13.7 14.0 38,576
U.S. 2000 13.9 13.8 14.0 39,279
U.S. 2001 14.3 14.2 14.5 40,933
U.S. 2002 14.9 14.8 15.1 43,172
U.S. 2003 15.1 14.9 15.2 43,962
U.S. 2004 15.2 15.1 15.4 44,938
U.S. 2005 15.8 15.6 15.9 47,042
U.S. 2006 16.2 16.0 16.3 48,925
U.S. 2007 16.6 16.4 16.7 50,747

Data Notes

Rates are age-adjusted to the 2000 US standard population.   Alcohol-related deaths for 1990-1998 were defined by underlying cause of death based on International Classification of Disease version 9 (ICD-9) codes; and alcohol-related deaths for 1999 and later were defined by underlying cause of death based on International Classification of Disease version 10 (ICD-10) codes. The alcohol-related death rates reported here were age-adjusted to the US 2000 standard population.

Data Sources

  • New Mexico Death Data: Bureau of Vital Records and Health Statistics (BVRHS), New Mexico Department of Health.
  • Population Data Source: Geospatial and Population Studies Program, University of New Mexico. http://bber.unm.edu/bber_research_demPop.html.



Alcohol-related Injury Deaths by Age, Sex, and Race/Ethnicity, New Mexico 2008-2012

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Death rates from AR injuries increase with age. However, there were substantially high numbers and rates of AR injury death in the lowest age category (age 0-24), with especially high rates among American Indian and Hispanic males. Deaths in this age category represent a very large burden of premature mortality (years of potential life lost).

Three Age Groups, 0-24, 25-64, 65+ Sex and Race Deaths per 100,000 Population Lower Limit Upper Limit Note Numer- ator Denom- inator
Record Count: 72
0-24 Male, American Indian 29.9 22.4 37.5 60 200,294
0-24 Male, Asian/Pacific Islander 5.1 0 13.9 * 1 25,684
0-24 Male, Black 14.6 3.6 25.6 * 7 46,560
0-24 Male, Hispanic 16.6 14 19.1 165 997,635
0-24 Male, White 13.2 10.2 16.1 75 568,598
0-24 Male, All Races 16.8 14.9 18.6 308 1,838,771
0-24 Female, American Indian 11.4 6.7 16 23 198,857
0-24 Female, Asian/Pacific Islander 5.1 0 14 * 1 25,304
0-24 Female, Black 1.4 0 5.1 * 1 38,126
0-24 Female, Hispanic 4 2.7 5.2 38 970,106
0-24 Female, White 4.1 2.4 5.8 22 532,390
0-24 Female, All Races 4.8 3.8 5.8 85 1,764,783
0-24 Both Sexes, American Indian 20.7 16.2 25.1 83 399,151
0-24 Both Sexes, Asian/Pacific Islander 5.1 0 11.4 * 3 50,988
0-24 Both Sexes, Black 8.6 2.4 14.9 * 7 84,686
0-24 Both Sexes, Hispanic 10.3 8.9 11.8 204 1,967,741
0-24 Both Sexes, White 8.8 7 10.5 97 1,100,988
0-24 Both Sexes, All Races 10.9 9.8 12 393 3,603,554
25-64 Male, American Indian 117.8 103.1 132.6 244 207,091
25-64 Male, Asian/Pacific Islander 23.1 7.9 38.4 * 9 38,285
25-64 Male, Black 43.6 26.9 60.3 26 60,164
25-64 Male, Hispanic 49.4 45.3 53.4 576 1,166,033
25-64 Male, White 39.6 35.9 43.2 454 1,148,193
25-64 Male, All Races 50.5 47.8 53.2 1,323 2,619,765
25-64 Female, American Indian 30.2 23.1 37.3 69 227,673
25-64 Female, Asian/Pacific Islander 5.1 0 11.4 * 2 48,982
25-64 Female, Black 12.6 2.3 22.8 * 6 45,757
25-64 Female, Hispanic 14.9 12.7 17.1 177 1,187,229
25-64 Female, White 17.6 15.2 20 206 1,170,121
25-64 Female, All Races 17.3 15.7 18.9 463 2,679,762
25-64 Both Sexes, American Indian 71.9 64 79.9 313 434,764
25-64 Both Sexes, Asian/Pacific Islander 13 5.4 20.6 11 87,267
25-64 Both Sexes, Black 30.2 19.7 40.7 32 105,921
25-64 Both Sexes, Hispanic 32 29.7 34.3 752 2,353,262
25-64 Both Sexes, White 28.5 26.3 30.6 660 2,318,315
25-64 Both Sexes, All Races 33.7 32.2 35.3 1,787 5,299,528
65+ Male, American Indian 87.4 53.7 121 26 29,601
65+ Male, Asian/Pacific Islander 32.4 0 82.1 * 2 5,034
65+ Male, Black 31.6 0 68.3 * 3 8,990
65+ Male, Hispanic 43.2 33.9 52.5 83 192,731
65+ Male, White 52.6 45.4 59.8 204 387,702
65+ Male, All Races 51.1 45.5 56.7 319 624,059
65+ Female, American Indian 34.3 16.7 51.9 15 42,496
65+ Female, Asian/Pacific Islander 0 0 14.2 0 7,826
65+ Female, Black 24.5 0 55.3 * 2 9,892
65+ Female, Hispanic 30.9 23.9 37.9 75 241,493
65+ Female, White 43 37 49 198 460,692
65+ Female, All Races 38.2 33.8 42.5 291 762,399
65+ Both Sexes, American Indian 56.1 38.8 73.4 40 72,098
65+ Both Sexes, Asian/Pacific Islander 15.2 0 36.4 * 2 12,860
65+ Both Sexes, Black 27.9 4.1 51.7 * 5 18,882
65+ Both Sexes, Hispanic 36.4 30.7 42 158 434,224
65+ Both Sexes, White 47.4 42.8 52 402 848,394
65+ Both Sexes, All Races 44 40.5 47.5 610 1,386,458
All Ages Male, American Indian 84.2 74.7 93.7 330 436,986
All Ages Male, Asian/Pacific Islander 18.4 6.8 30.1 * 12 69,003
All Ages Male, Black 31.2 20.6 41.7 36 115,713
All Ages Male, Hispanic 38.3 35.6 41.1 824 2,356,399
All Ages Male, White 32.7 30.3 35.2 733 2,104,494
All Ages Male, All Races 40 38.2 41.8 1,950 5,082,595
All Ages Female, American Indian 24.7 19.9 29.5 106 469,027
All Ages Female, Asian/Pacific Islander 5.1 0 10.3 * 4 82,111
All Ages Female, Black 10.8 3.5 18 * 9 93,775
All Ages Female, Hispanic 13.5 11.9 15 290 2,398,828
All Ages Female, White 15.9 14.3 17.5 426 2,163,203
All Ages Female, All Races 15.7 14.6 16.8 839 5,206,945
All Ages Both Sexes, American Indian 52.8 47.7 57.9 436 906,013
All Ages Both Sexes, Asian/Pacific Islander 10.6 5 16.1 16 151,115
All Ages Both Sexes, Black 22.5 15.7 29.3 45 209,489
All Ages Both Sexes, Hispanic 25.8 24.2 27.3 1,114 4,755,227
All Ages Both Sexes, White 24.1 22.7 25.6 1,159 4,267,697
All Ages Both Sexes, All Races 27.7 26.6 28.7 2,789 10,289,540

Data Notes

Rates are age-adjusted to the 2000 US standard population.



Alcohol-related Injury Deaths by County, New Mexico 2008-2012

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Rio Arriba and McKinley counties have the highest alcohol-related injury mortality rates, with rates more than 3 times the U.S. rate. A third of New Mexico counties have rates more than twice the U.S. rate; and more than two-thirds have rates more than 1.5 times the U.S. rate. A number of counties have both high rates and a relatively heavy burden (e.g., 20 or more alcohol-related injury deaths per year).

County Deaths per 100,000 Population Lower Limit Upper Limit Note Numer- ator Denom- inator
Record Count: 34
Bernalillo 25.4 23.7 27.2 848 3,307,492
Catron 43.1 4.3 82 * 7 18,640
Chaves 29.2 23.2 35.2 94 328,051
Cibola 34.3 24.2 44.3 45 136,030
Colfax 26.3 13.6 38.9 19 68,626
Curry 18.1 12.5 23.6 41 242,975
De Baca 26 0 62.5 * 2 10,111
Dona Ana 18.7 16 21.5 184 1,046,614
Eddy 29.6 22.9 36.4 77 270,123
Grant 31.4 21.5 41.2 45 147,802
Guadalupe 23.1 3.3 42.8 * 6 23,404
Harding 7.7 0 25.3 * 1 3,505
Hidalgo 25.8 5 46.5 * 6 24,602
Lea 25.4 19.6 31.2 76 323,855
Lincoln 21.3 11.6 31 22 102,425
Los Alamos 14.8 6.8 22.8 14 90,418
Luna 19.8 11.7 28 25 125,629
McKinley 52.3 44.4 60.2 174 362,588
Mora 43.5 15.9 71.1 * 11 24,394
Otero 24.2 18.7 29.8 76 320,381
Quay 44.1 23.6 64.7 19 45,284
Rio Arriba 55.5 44.8 66.3 106 201,592
Roosevelt 19.2 9.9 28.4 17 100,131
Sandoval 23.8 19.9 27.6 148 654,063
San Juan 36.7 31.8 41.6 221 642,828
San Miguel 36.2 26 46.4 52 146,951
Santa Fe 28.7 24.7 32.8 204 720,835
Sierra 34.2 17.3 51.2 22 60,201
Socorro 32.7 20.2 45.2 28 89,377
Taos 35.7 26 45.5 56 164,319
Torrance 32.5 19.7 45.3 27 81,864
Union 20.4 1.9 38.9 * 5 22,623
Valencia 28.9 23.3 34.5 107 381,807
NM 27.7 26.6 28.7 2,789 10,289,540
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Data Notes

Rates are age-adjusted to the 2000 US standard population.

Data Sources

  • New Mexico Death Data: Bureau of Vital Records and Health Statistics (BVRHS), New Mexico Department of Health.
  • Population Data Source: Geospatial and Population Studies Program, University of New Mexico. http://bber.unm.edu/bber_research_demPop.html.
  • U.S. Data Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics. http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/.



Alcohol-related Injury Deaths by County and Race/Ethnicity, New Mexico, 2008-2012

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Rio Arriba County's high rate is driven by high rates in both the Hispanic and American Indian population; but most of the burden of deaths falls on the Hispanic population. In McKinley and San Juan counties, elevated rates are driven by high rates in the American Indian male population. Valencia County's high rate is driven by elevated rates in the Hispanic male population.

DOHRace/Ethnicity County Deaths per 100,000 Population Lower Limit Upper Limit Note Numer- ator Denom- inator
Record Count: 157
Asian/Pacific Islander Bernalillo 23.4 21 25.8 385 1,412,591
Asian/Pacific Islander Catron 32 0 71.2 * 4 14,367
Asian/Pacific Islander Chaves 29.5 20.7 38.3 51 147,182
Asian/Pacific Islander Cibola 24.6 7.2 41.9 * 9 30,164
Asian/Pacific Islander Colfax 22.3 6.1 38.6 * 9 34,568
Asian/Pacific Islander Curry 14.6 8.1 21.2 20 127,155
Asian/Pacific Islander De Baca 39 0 102 * 2 6,026
Asian/Pacific Islander Dona Ana 25.4 19.8 31 92 326,761
Asian/Pacific Islander Eddy 33.1 23.4 42.9 49 143,291
Asian/Pacific Islander Grant 30.8 16.8 44.7 25 72,777
Asian/Pacific Islander Guadalupe 19.9 0 68.3 * 1 3,754
Asian/Pacific Islander Harding 0 0 29 0 1,954
Asian/Pacific Islander Hidalgo 30.6 0 66.7 * 3 10,279
Asian/Pacific Islander Lea 27.5 18.6 36.3 39 142,735
Asian/Pacific Islander Lincoln 20.8 8.5 33.1 * 15 68,425
Asian/Pacific Islander Los Alamos 16.1 6.7 25.5 13 70,306
Asian/Pacific Islander Luna 26.6 9.5 43.7 * 14 46,107
Asian/Pacific Islander McKinley 31.6 14.2 48.9 14 40,025
Asian/Pacific Islander Mora 6.7 0 21.8 * 1 4,361
Asian/Pacific Islander Otero 21.9 15 28.8 42 173,537
Asian/Pacific Islander Quay 48.8 18.4 79.3 * 12 24,687
Asian/Pacific Islander Rio Arriba 37.3 13.7 60.9 * 12 27,195
Asian/Pacific Islander Roosevelt 19.5 7.8 31.2 * 12 56,786
Asian/Pacific Islander Sandoval 21.3 16.1 26.4 72 317,088
Asian/Pacific Islander San Juan 22.7 17.1 28.3 67 278,925
Asian/Pacific Islander San Miguel 24.2 5.2 43.2 * 8 29,409
Asian/Pacific Islander Santa Fe 25.3 19.4 31.3 87 320,875
Asian/Pacific Islander Sierra 40.4 16.6 64.2 * 17 41,645
Asian/Pacific Islander Socorro 21.4 5.8 37.1 * 8 34,101
Asian/Pacific Islander Taos 27.6 13.4 41.7 18 60,156
Asian/Pacific Islander Torrance 28.9 13.4 44.4 15 46,526
Asian/Pacific Islander Union 17.5 0 40.8 * 3 12,916
Asian/Pacific Islander Valencia 26.4 17.8 34.9 39 141,022
Asian/Pacific Islander NM 24.1 22.7 25.6 1,159 4,267,697
Black Bernalillo 25.7 23 28.4 370 1,579,141
Black Catron 62.3 0 163.2 * 2 3,561
Black Chaves 27 18.2 35.8 41 169,573
Black Cibola 28.1 12.7 43.5 13 49,506
Black Colfax 30.9 10.5 51.2 * 9 32,681
Black Curry 21.3 9.8 32.8 16 94,890
Black De Baca 0 0 35.9 0 3,935
Black Dona Ana 14.8 11.6 18 88 683,266
Black Eddy 25.2 15.4 35.1 27 118,887
Black Grant 29.9 16.2 43.6 19 71,815
Black Guadalupe 25.3 1.9 48.7 * 5 18,724
Black Harding 0 0 33.6 0 1,521
Black Hidalgo 20.9 0 45.9 * 3 13,944
Black Lea 23.2 13.7 32.8 30 163,708
Black Lincoln 20 2.6 37.4 * 6 30,773
Black Los Alamos 13.5 0 35.2 * 2 13,532
Black Luna 16.8 6.2 27.5 * 11 76,943
Black McKinley 21.1 7.2 35.1 * 9 48,260
Black Mora 49.7 17.2 82.2 * 10 19,794
Black Otero 16.9 8.4 25.3 16 110,402
Black Quay 41.3 10.2 72.4 * 7 19,212
Black Rio Arriba 60 46.8 73.3 80 144,218
Black Roosevelt 18.1 0 36.5 * 5 39,672
Black Sandoval 18.1 12.1 24 38 228,221
Black San Juan 22.9 12.9 32.9 24 121,563
Black San Miguel 39.3 27.3 51.3 43 113,254
Black Santa Fe 31.8 25.7 37.8 110 367,169
Black Sierra 25.2 0 50.6 * 4 17,076
Black Socorro 30.2 13.1 47.3 13 43,478
Black Taos 39.8 26 53.5 34 92,764
Black Torrance 40.9 16.8 65 * 12 32,181
Black Union 17.8 0 43.9 * 2 8,953
Black Valencia 30.3 22.6 37.9 63 222,608
Black NM 25.8 24.2 27.3 1,114 4,755,227
Hispanic Bernalillo 18.9 9.8 27.9 18 95,227
Hispanic Chaves 22.2 0 60.2 * 1 6,268
Hispanic Curry 31.6 0 64.3 * 4 15,529
Hispanic Dona Ana 22.2 0 48.1 * 3 15,855
Hispanic Eddy 19.7 0 65.9 * 1 3,623
Hispanic Hidalgo 0 0 1,561.6 0 170
Hispanic Lea 50.7 10.6 90.8 * 6 13,001
Hispanic McKinley 97.6 0 238.8 * 2 2,762
Hispanic Otero 21.9 0 48.8 * 3 11,969
Hispanic Quay 0 0 232.2 0 549
Hispanic Rio Arriba 0 0 157.9 0 743
Hispanic Roosevelt 0 0 28.2 0 1,747
Hispanic Sandoval 9.6 0 27.9 * 1 14,524
Hispanic San Juan 46.3 0 113.5 * 2 4,804
Hispanic San Miguel 0 0 197.9 0 1,932
Hispanic Santa Fe 16 0 47.3 * 1 5,884
Hispanic Socorro 0 0 329 0 952
Hispanic Valencia 17.8 0 55.3 * 1 4,919
Hispanic NM 22.5 15.7 29.3 45 209,489
White Bernalillo 11.2 3.3 19.1 * 9 82,811
White Curry 16.8 0 53.9 * 1 3,531
White Dona Ana 7.7 0 27.2 * 1 12,005
White Lea 0 0 90.6 0 1,674
White Otero 18.5 0 56.8 * 1 4,855
White Sandoval 12.6 0 33.5 * 1 10,625
White San Juan 0 0 55 0 2,987
White San Miguel 0 0 170.9 0 1,014
White Santa Fe 8.5 0 32.6 * 1 8,976
White Sierra 0 0 719.7 0 273
White Union 0 0 1,787.1 0 117
White Valencia 0 0 106 0 2,051
White NM 10.6 5 16.1 16 151,115
Unknown Bernalillo 25.4 23.7 27.2 848 3,307,492
Unknown Catron 43.1 4.3 82 * 7 18,640
Unknown Chaves 29.2 23.2 35.2 94 328,051
Unknown Cibola 34.3 24.2 44.3 45 136,030
Unknown Colfax 26.3 13.6 38.9 19 68,626
Unknown Curry 18.1 12.5 23.6 41 242,975
Unknown De Baca 26 0 62.5 * 2 10,111
Unknown Dona Ana 18.7 16 21.5 184 1,046,614
Unknown Eddy 29.6 22.9 36.4 77 270,123
Unknown Grant 31.4 21.5 41.2 45 147,802
Unknown Guadalupe 23.1 3.3 42.8 * 6 23,404
Unknown Harding 7.7 0 25.3 * 1 3,505
Unknown Hidalgo 25.8 5 46.5 * 6 24,602
Unknown Lea 25.4 19.6 31.2 76 323,855
Unknown Lincoln 21.3 11.6 31 22 102,425
Unknown Los Alamos 14.8 6.8 22.8 14 90,418
Unknown Luna 19.8 11.7 28 25 125,629
Unknown McKinley 52.3 44.4 60.2 174 362,588
Unknown Mora 43.5 15.9 71.1 * 11 24,394
Unknown Otero 24.2 18.7 29.8 76 320,381
Unknown Quay 44.1 23.6 64.7 19 45,284
Unknown Rio Arriba 55.5 44.8 66.3 106 201,592
Unknown Roosevelt 19.2 9.9 28.4 17 100,131
Unknown Sandoval 23.8 19.9 27.6 148 654,063
Unknown San Juan 36.7 31.8 41.6 221 642,828
Unknown San Miguel 36.2 26 46.4 52 146,951
Unknown Santa Fe 28.7 24.7 32.8 204 720,835
Unknown Sierra 34.2 17.3 51.2 22 60,201
Unknown Socorro 32.7 20.2 45.2 28 89,377
Unknown Taos 35.7 26 45.5 56 164,319
Unknown Torrance 32.5 19.7 45.3 27 81,864
Unknown Union 20.4 1.9 38.9 * 5 22,623
Unknown Valencia 28.9 23.3 34.5 107 381,807
Unknown NM 27.7 26.6 28.7 2,789 10,289,540

Data Notes

Rates are age-adjusted to the 2000 US standard population.   ** Excluded due to small number of deaths (< 2 per county per year) during reporting period.


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