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Table 1 National estimates of the total number, percent, and average annual rate (per 100,000) of firearm injuries by age, sex, and race National Inpatient Sample, 2003–2013

From: Cost of hospitalization for firearm injuries by firearm type, intent, and payer in the United States

Variable Total (95% CI) Percent (95% CI) Average annual rate (per 100,000)
Overall 336,785 (299, 653–373,919) 10.1
Age
  < 5 1020 (799–1242) 0.3% (0.2, 0.4) 0.5
 5–14 6685 (5762–7609) 2.0% (1.8, 2.2) 1.5
 15–24 136,282 (119,859–152,705) 40.6% (39.6, 41.6) 28.9
 25–44 141,089 (125,114–157,065) 42.0% (41.3, 42.7) 15.6
 45–64 40,756 (36,597–44,915) 12.1% (11.6, 12.7) 4.8
 65+ 10,081 (9140–11,023) 3.0% (2.8, 3.2) 2.3
Sex
 Male 298,307 (264,860–331,755) 89.3% (88.9, 89.7) 18.2
 Female 35,818 (32,175–39,462) 10.7% (10.3, 11.1) 2.1
Race/Ethnicity
 White 94,564 (85,790–103,339) 28.5% (26.3, 30.8) 4.4
 Black 162,824 (139,762–185,885) 49.1% (46.3, 52.0) 39.7
 Hispanic 56,917 (45,368–68,465) 17.2% (14.5, 19.8) 11.1
 Asian or Pacific Islander 3356 (2783–3930) 1.0% (0.9, 1.2) 2.1
 Native American 2110 (1422–2798) 0.6% (0.4, 0.8) 8.5
 Other 11,626 (9626–13,626) 3.5% (3.0, 4.0) 21.1