Table 1

Cases of unintentional near-drowning and fatal drowning or cooling in water in Denmark in 1995 by age and gender

MaleFemaleTotal
Age (years)NoIncidence/ 100 000NoIncidence/ 100 000No (%)Incidence/ 100 000
0–4 148.6127.0 26 (15.6)7.8
5–9 85.6 64.0 14 (8.4)4.8
10–14 53.7 21.4 7 (4.2)2.6
15–24 123.5 20.6 14 (8.4)2.0
25–34 153.8 41.0 19 (11.4)2.4
35–44 164.4 51.3 21 (12.6)2.8
45–54 256.7 30.8 28 (16.8)3.7
55–64 83.1 10.4 9 (5.4)1.8
65–74 125.0 52.5 17 (10.2)3.9
75–84 53.0 54.7 10 (6.0)3.6
85–94 11.7 14.2 2 (1.2)2.4
Total (%)121 (72.5)4.646 (27.5)1.8167 (100)3.2