Table 6. Total and alcohol-related1 traffic fatalities according to State, United States, 1998 and 2004.
State 1998 2004
Total fatalities Alcohol-related Total fatalities Alcohol-related
Number Percent Number Percent
Total 41,501 16,673 40.2 42,836 16,918 39.5
Alabama 1,071 442 41.3 1,154 432 37.4
Alaska 70 31 44.4 101 31 30.6
Arizona 980 444 45.3 1,151 446 38.8
Arkansas 625 216 34.6 703 264 37.5
California 3,494 1,367 39.1 4,120 1,667 40.5
Colorado 628 244 38.8 667 264 39.7
Connecticut 329 144 43.6 294 131 44.6
Delaware 115 47 40.4 134 51 38.0
District of Columbia 54 31 56.7 43 19 43.3
Florida 2,825 1,039 36.8 3,244 1,244 38.3
Georgia 1,568 528 33.7 1,634 536 32.8
Hawaii 120 59 49.2 142 64 45.2
Idaho 265 100 37.7 260 92 35.6
Illinois 1,393 619 44.4 1,355 613 45.2
Indiana 982 405 41.3 947 304 32.1
Iowa 449 163 36.3 388 111 28.6
Kansas 492 165 33.6 459 139 30.3
Kentucky 858 306 35.6 964 307 31.8
Louisiana 926 443 47.8 927 424 45.8
Maine 192 55 28.5 194 70 35.8
Maryland 606 223 36.8 643 286 44.4
Massachusetts 406 184 45.4 476 207 43.5
Michigan 1,366 552 40.4 1,159 431 37.2
Minnesota 650 285 43.8 567 191 33.7
Mississippi 948 356 37.6 900 352 39.1
Missouri 1,169 513 43.9 1,130 460 40.7
Montana 237 105 44.4 229 105 46.0
Nebraska 315 120 38.2 254 92 36.3
Nevada 361 176 48.6 395 154 39.0
New Hampshire 128 63 48.9 171 59 34.5
New Jersey 741 267 36.0 723 270 37.3
New Mexico 424 195 46.1 521 213 40.9
New York 1,514 451 29.8 1,495 594 39.8
North Carolina 1,596 581 36.4 1,573 549 34.9
North Dakota 92 46 50.0 100 39 39.2
Ohio 1,422 531 37.3 1,286 492 38.3
Oklahoma 755 267 35.4 774 282 36.4
Oregon 538 233 43.3 456 204 44.7
Pennsylvania 1,481 642 43.3 1,490 616 41.3
Rhode Island 74 36 49.2 83 43 52.2
South Carolina 1,002 372 37.2 1,046 463 44.3
South Dakota 165 68 41.2 197 83 42.3
Tennessee 1,216 513 42.2 1,339 542 40.5
Texas 3,586 1,745 48.7 3,699 1,704 46.1
Utah 350 65 18.5 296 75 25.5
Vermont 104 40 38.0 98 32 33.0
Virginia 935 359 38.4 922 363 39.4
Washington 662 313 47.3 567 247 43.5
West Virginia 354 150 42.3 410 142 34.6
Wisconsin 714 304 42.5 792 358 45.2
Wyoming 154 71 46.1 164 59 36.2

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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