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Table 2 Annual Non-Gunfire Assault Deaths by Injury Type, Sex and Age — Baghdad, Iraq, 2010–2015

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

Year 201020112012201320142015Total
Sharp WeaponaN (%)71 (39%)75 (48%)96 (53%)66 (31%)59 (24%)64 (20%)431 (33%)
Rate per 100,000 persons (CI)1.26 (0.98–1.56)1.30 (1.02–1.61)1.62 (1.31–1.96)1.09 (0.84–1.37)0.95 (0.72–1.21)1.01 (0.78–1.27) 
Femalebn/N (%)19/70 (27%)18/74 (24%)28/95 (30%)16/64 (25%)14/44 (32%)20/61 (33%)115/408 (28%)
Childrencn/N (%)14/54 (26%)11/61 (18%)14/88 (16%)4/57 (7%)4/44 (9%)15/60 (25%)62/364 (17%)
Blunt WeaponaN (%)31 (17%)26 (17%)17 (9%)70 (33%)49 (20%)144 (44%)337 (26%)
Rate per 100,000 persons (CI)0.55 (0.37–0.76)0.45 (0.29–0.64)0.29 (0.17–0.44)1.15 (0.90–1.44)0.79 (0.58–1.03)2.27 (1.91–2.67) 
Femalebn/N (%)6/31 (19%)2/25 (8%)2/15 (13%)11/69 (16%)5/49 (10%)33/143 (23%)59/332 (18%)
Childrencn/N (%)3/21 (14%)2/17 (12%)1/10 (10%)5/56 (9%)8/36 (22%)40/125 (32%)59/265 (22%)
SuffocationaN (%)1 (1%)35 (22%)65 (36%)54 (25%)59 (24%)64 (20%)228 (18%)
Rate per 100,000 persons (CI)0.02 (0.0–0.07)0.60 (0.42–0.82)1.10 (0.85–1.38)0.89 (0.67–1.14)0.95 (0.72–1.21)1.01 (0.78–1.27) 
Femalebn/N (%)1/1 (100%)11/35 (31%)28/63 (44%)25/54 (46%)4/10 (40%)30/63 (48%)99/226 (44%)
Childrencn/N (%)0/0 (0%)8/23 (35%)17/43 (40%)8/33 (24%)4/10 (40%)21/50 (42%)58/159 (37%)
BurnsaN (%)6 (3%)8 (5%)4 (2%)9 (4%)26 (11%)34 (10%)87 (7%)
Rate per 100,000 persons (CI)0.11 (0.04–0.21)0.14 (0.06–0.25)0.07 (0.02–0.15)0.15 (0.07–0.26)0.42 (0.27–0.59)0.54 (0.37–0.73) 
Femalebn/N (%)2/6 (33%)6/8 (75%)1/4 (25%)2/6 (33%)4/26 (15%)19/32 (59%)34/82 (42%)
Childrencn/N (%)1/4 (25%)4/7 (57%)0/4 (0%)0/3 (0%)2/12 (17%)4/31 (13%)11/61 (18%)
OtheraN (%)78 (42%)14 (9%)2 (1%)32 (14%)108 (43%)31 (9%)265 (20%)
Rate per 100,000 persons (CI)1.38 (1.09–1.70)0.24 (0.13–0.38)0.03 (0.0–0.09)0.53 (0.36–0.73)1.74 (1.43–2.21)0.49 (0.33–0.67) 
Femalebn/N (%)27/77 (35%)6/14 (43%)0/1 (0%)7/30 (23%)31/107 (29%)12/31 (39%)83/260 (32%)
Childrencn/N (%)7/47 (15%)6/9 (67%)1/2 (50%)7/22 (32%)19/79 (24%)7/24 (29%)44/183 (24%)
TotalaN1871581842312523361348
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) 
  1. a The number and rate presented are that of the specified sub category among all non-gunfire-assault deaths irrespective of documented age or sex data. Cell percentages represent the percent of non-gunfire-assault 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 non-gunfire-assault deaths from the specified sub category. Cell percentages represent the percent of females among the sub category 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. cThe number and percentage of children (persons under 18 years of age) among all non-gunfire-assault deaths from the specified sub category. Cell percentages represent the percent of children among the sub category 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