Table 4. Alcohol-related traffic crash1 fatalities, according to age, United States, 1982–2004.
Year Age
Under 16 16–24 25–44 45–64 Over 64 Unknown All ages
Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent
2004 572 10.4 4,666 25.5 6,839 31.5 3,754 20.5 1,029 10.2 58 2.1 16,919 100.0
2003 553 10.6 4,714 25.2 7,145 31.8 3,658 20.1 991 10.3 43 2.1 17,105 100.0
2002 559 10.3 4,921 26.0 7,440 32.0 3,557 19.1 987 10.3 60 2.3 17,524 100.0
2001 592 10.6 4,778 25.7 7,522 32.6 3,424 18.3 1,019 10.4 66 2.3 17,400 100.0
2000 608 10.9 4,674 25.3 7,621 32.9 3,342 18.3 1,071 10.3 64 2.2 17,380 100.0
1999 662 11.3 4,418 25.2 7,388 32.9 3,014 17.6 1,051 10.9 39 2.2 16,572 100.0
1998 653 11.5 4,383 24.8 7,482 33.2 3,009 17.4 1,103 11.1 42 2.1 16,673 100.0
1997 672 11.6 4,289 24.6 7,687 33.6 2,885 16.9 1,130 11.0 48 2.4 16,711 100.0
1996 728 11.8 4,679 25.6 8,191 33.7 2,901 15.9 1,184 10.6 65 2.4 17,749 100.0
1995 744 11.8 4,612 25.5 8,388 34.1 2,840 15.6 1,107 10.7 41 2.3 17,732 100.0
1994 811 11.8 4,735 26.2 7,923 33.8 2,641 15.1 1,159 10.8 38 2.3 17,308 100.0
1993 787 11.6 4,897 25.9 8,369 34.4 2,650 14.7 1,122 10.6 83 2.7 17,908 100.0
1992 777 11.7 5,082 26.3 8,542 34.6 2,627 14.5 1,203 10.3 58 2.6 18,290 100.0
1991 787 11.1 6,199 27.5 9,250 35.1 2,646 13.7 1,210 9.8 67 2.8 20,159 100.0
1990 953 11.0 6,796 27.7 10,398 35.5 3,045 13.8 1,324 9.3 70 2.8 22,587 100.0
1989 924 10.8 6,851 28.5 10,187 34.8 3,073 13.9 1,320 9.2 67 2.8 22,424 100.0
1988 1,033 10.8 8,011 30.1 10,304 34.1 3,026 13.4 1,369 9.0 91 2.7 23,833 100.0
1987 1,084 10.8 8,027 30.3 10,432 34.2 3,083 13.1 1,386 8.6 80 3.0 24,094 100.0
1986 1,143 10.5 8,955 31.7 10,310 33.5 3,069 12.7 1,385 8.4 155 3.2 25,017 100.0
1985 1,031 10.4 8,183 31.3 9,416 33.4 3,071 13.4 1,294 8.2 171 3.3 23,167 100.0
1984 1,103 10.3 9,142 32.2 9,729 33.0 3,214 13.5 1,428 8.1 145 2.9 24,762 100.0
1983 1,128 10.3 9,156 32.7 9,640 32.8 3,248 13.6 1,348 7.9 115 2.7 24,635 100.0
1982 1,268 10.0 9,976 34.1 9,881 32.4 3,449 13.3 1,440 7.6 158 2.6 26,173 100.0

1  A crash is considered as alcohol-related if either a driver or a nonoccupant (pedestrian or pedalcyclist) had a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) of 0.01 g/dl or greater. When alcohol tests were not done or test results are unknown, imputed BAC data provided by NHTSA are used.

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