Table 4

Presence of alcohol in individuals in relation to manner of death, sex, and age among drowning deaths in Sweden (1992–2009)
Unintentional Intentional Undetermined
Suicide Homicide
Sex N (%) N (%) N (%) N (%)
Males 881/1916 (46) 158/647 (24) 4/10 (40) 248/468 (53)
Females 116/339 (34) 175/753 (23) 3/9 (33) 77/235 (33)
Age groups (years) N (%) N (%) N (%) N (%)
0-9 2/52 (4) 0 (0) 0/2 (0) 0 (0)
10-19 27/95 (28) 7/13 (54) 3/5 (60) 7/8 (88)
20-29 99/221 (45) 33/53 (62) 2/2 (100) 36/56 (64)
30-39 102/202 (50) 44/112 (39) 0/2 (0) 38/67 (58)
40-49 187/317 (59) 53/174 (30) 1/3 (33) 56/96 (58)
50-59 269/411 (65) 88/274 (32) 1/2 (50) 86/154 (56)
60-69 213/414 (51) 44/251 (18) 0 (0) 55/109 (50)
70-79 78/347 (22) 43/297 (14) 0/1 (0) 33/126 (26)
80-89 17/171 (10) 18/200 (9) 0/2 (0) 8/70 (11)
>90 2/24 (8) 3/26 (12) 0 (0) 0 (0)
N (%) N (%) N (%) N (%)
Total 996/2254* (44) 333/1400 (24) 7/19 (37) 319/703 (45)

*One individual was not identified and the age missing.

Ahlm et al.

Ahlm et al. BMC Public Health 2013 13:216   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-13-216

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