Skip to main content

Table 1 Annual Injury-Related Deaths by Category, Sex and Age — Baghdad, Iraq, 2010–2015

From: Injury-related deaths before and during the Islamic State insurgency – Baghdad, Iraq, 2010–2015

Year 201020112012201320142015Total
ExplosionsaN (%)276 (10%)193 (8%)156 (6%)222 (7%)366 (11%)168 (6%)1381 (8%)
Rate per 100,000 persons (CI)4.88 (4.32–5.49)3.34 (2.88–3.84)2.63 (2.24–3.08)3.66 (3.2–4.18)5.90 (5.31–6.53)2.65 (2.26–3.08) 
Femalebn/N (%)28/248 (11%)15/181 (8%)19/142 (13%)13/200 (7%)28/332 (8%)24/151 (16%)127/1254 (10%)
Childrencn/N (%)26/189 (14%)20/141 (14%)19/111 (17%)24/136 (18%)34/210 (16%)35/121 (29%)158/908 (17%)
GunfireaN (%)823 (29%)736 (26%)806 (28%)1368 (48%)1455 (51%)1053 (37%)6241 (36%)
Rate per 100,000 persons (CI)14.56 (13.58–15.59)12.72 (11.82–13.68)13.61 (12.69–14.58)22.57 (21.39–23.80)23.45 (22.26–24.59)16.58 (15.59–17.61) 
Femalebn/N (%)131/816 (16%)122/733 (17%)141/801 (18%)211/1361 (16%)214/1446 (15%)147/1022 (14%)966/6179 (16%)
Childrencn/N (%)74/657 (11%)64/618 (10%)70/656 (11%)88/1047 (8%)103/1026 (10%)143/807 (18%)542/4811 (11%)
Non-Gunfire AssaultsaN (%)187 (7%)158 (7%)184 (7%)231 (7%)252 (8%)336 (12%)1348 (8%)
Rate per 100,000 persons (CI)3.31 (2.85–3.82)2.73 (2.32–3.19)3.11 (2.67–3.59)3.81 (3.34–4.34)4.06 (3.58–4.59)5.29 (4.74–5.89) 
Femalebn/N (%)55/185 (30%)43/158 (27%)59/180 (33%)61/225 (27%)58/251 (23%)114/333 (34%)390/1332 (29%)
Childrencn/N (%)25/127 (20%)28/118 (24%)33/145 (23%)24/168 (14%)37/181 (20%)87/289 (30%)234/1028 (23%)
Traffic AccidentsaN (%)751 (27%)617 (22%)710 (25%)396 (14%)558 (20%)403 (14%)3435 (20%)
Rate per 100,000 persons (CI)13.29 (12.35–14.27)10.67 (9.84–11.54)11.99 (11.12–12.90)6.53 (5.91–7.21)8.99 (8.26–9.77)6.35 (5.74–7.00) 
Femalebn/N (%)162/751 (22%)134/616 (22%)173/708 (24%)92/396 (23%)142/557 (26%)94/403 (23%)797/3431 (23%)
Childrencn/N (%)206/650 (32%)172/541 (32%)202/621 (33%)101/372 (27%)160/501 (32%)107/365 (29%)948/3050 (31%)
Other Unintentional InjuriesaN (%)793 (28%)681 (29%)894 (33%)1130 (34%)710 (21%)942 (32%)5150 (29%)
Rate per 100,000 persons (CI)14.03 (13.07–15.04)11.77 (10.90–12.69)15.10 (14.12–16.12)18.64 (17.57–19.76)11.44 (10.62–12.32)14.83 (13.90–15.81) 
Femalebn/N (%)324/786 (41%)332/668 (50%)435/861 (51%)506/1089 (47%)326/707 (46%)438/911 (48%)2361/5022 (47%)
Childrencn/N (%)275/685 (40%)191/608 (31%)283/773 (37%)381/996 (38%)277/662 (42%)314/855 (37%)1721/4579 (38%)
TotalaN28302385275033473341290217,555
Rate per 100,000 persons (CI)50.07 (48.25–51.95)41.23 (39.59–42.91)46.44 (44.72–48.21)55.22 (53.36–57.12)53.85 (52.03–55.70)45.69 (44.04–47.38) 
Femalebn/N (%)700/2786 (25%)646/2356 (27%)827/2692 (31%)883/3271 (27%)768/3293 (23%)817/2820 (29%)4641/17218 (27%)
Childrencn/N (%)606/2308 (26%)475/2066 (23%)607/2306 (26%)618/2719 (23%)611/2580 (24%)686/2437 (28%)3603/14416 (25%)
  1. a The number and rate presented are that of the specified mechanism/intention category among all injury-related deaths irrespective of documented age or sex data. Cell percentages represent the percent of total injury-related deaths for the given year (for annual columns) or for all years, 2010 through 2015 (for the total column)
  2. bThe number and percentage of females among all injury-related deaths from the specified mechanism/intention injury category. Cell percentages represent the percent of females among the mechanism-specific deaths for the given year (for annual columns) or for all years, 2010 through 2015 (for the total column). Figures exclude deaths without documented sex
  3. c The number and percentage of children (persons under 18 years of age) among all injury-related deaths from the specified mechanism/intention injury category. Cell percentages represent the percent of children among the mechanism-specific deaths for the given year (for annual columns) or for all years, 2010 through 2015 (for the total column). Figures exclude deaths without documented age