Year: 1989 Source: Western Journal of Medicine, v.150, no.6, (June 1989), p.708-713 SIEC No: 19900205

Presents proportionate injury mortality & age-adjusted & age-specific injury mortality rates for three major ethnic groups in New Mexico. Age-adjusted mortality rates for total external causes were found to vary widely between the sexes & among ethnic groups. Detailed findings are given & the authors conclude that minority populations in New Mexico are at high risk for injury-related death. (43 ref)