TABLE 3

Child Passenger Fatality Number and Rate When the Driver of Child Has a BAC ≥0.08 g/dL, by State: FARS, United States, 2001–2010

StateNumberRate (95% CI)
South Dakota a 160.98 (0.56–1.59)
New Mexico a 360.86 (0.60–1.20)
Mississippi a 460.73 (0.54–0.98)
Montana130.72 (0.38–1.23)
South Carolina530.61 (0.46–0.80)
Texas2720.51 (0.45–0.57)
Alabama440.48 (0.35–0.64)
Oklahoma340.46 (0.32–0.64)
Arizona550.43 (0.32–0.56)
Kansas250.42 (0.27–0.63)
Louisiana390.41 (0.29–0.56)
Arkansas230.40 (0.25–0.60)
Missouri430.37 (0.27–0.49)
Idaho110.33 (0.17–0.59)
Oregon230.33 (0.21–0.49)
Tennessee370.31 (0.22–0.42)
Colorado260.27 (0.17–0.39)
Kentucky220.26 (0.17–0.40)
Georgia520.26 (0.20–0.35)
Nevada120.23 (0.12–0.41)
Wisconsin250.23 (0.15–0.33)
Washington280.22 (0.15–0.32)
Virginia330.22 (0.15–0.31)
Florida690.21 (0.17–0.27)
North Carolina350.20 (0.14–0.27)
California1350.17 (0.15–0.21)
Ohio400.17 (0.12–0.24)
Iowa a 100.17 (0.08–0.31)
Indiana a 220.17 (0.10–0.25)
Illinois420.16 (0.11–0.22)
Michigan310.15 (0.10–0.22)
Maryland130.12 (0.06–0.20)
Minnesota120.11 (0.06–0.20)
Pennsylvania a 260.11 (0.07–0.16)
Massachusetts100.08 (0.04–0.15)
New York280.08 (0.05–0.11)
New Jersey130.07 (0.04–0.13)
Alaska a 5 b
Connecticut a 7 b
Delaware5 b
District of Columbia0 b
Hawaii4 b
Maine4 b
Nebraska6 b
New Hampshire1 b
North Dakota4 b
Rhode Island1 b
Utah9 b
Vermont a 1 b
West Virginia7 b
Wyoming6 b
  • Rates are per 100 000 children.

  • a States without child endangerment laws as of December 2010 (Mississippi and Pennsylvania enacted laws in 2012).

  • b Rates are unreliable due to small numbers and were suppressed.