Table 2-6: Motor Vehicle Fatalities Involving High Blood Alcohol Concentration

Table 2-6: Motor Vehicle Fatalities Involving High Blood Alcohol Concentration

(BAC ≥ 0.10 grams per deciliter)

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State 1995 2000
Total fatalities Fatalities involving high blood alcohol Percent Total fatalities Fatalities involving high blood alcohol Percent
Alabama 1,113 381 34 995 326 33
Alaska 87 37 42 103 44 43
Arizona 1,031 347 34 1,036 354 34
Arkansas 631 148 23 652 139 21
California 4,192 1,308 31 3,753 1,061 28
Colorado 645 226 35 681 198 29
Connecticut 317 130 41 342 119 35
Delaware 121 38 31 123 49 40
District of Columbia 58 25 44 49 14 29
Florida 2,805 873 31 2,999 930 31
Georgia 1,488 400 27 1,541 438 28
Hawaii 130 41 32 131 37 28
Idaho 262 69 27 276 81 29
Illinois 1,586 551 35 1,418 489 34
Indiana 960 263 27 875 214 24
Iowa 527 159 30 445 100 22
Kansas 442 152 34 461 118 26
Kentucky 849 227 27 820 203 25
Louisiana 883 353 40 937 352 38
Maine 187 44 24 169 38 22
Maryland 671 176 26 588 161 27
Massachusetts 444 148 33 433 153 35
Michigan 1,530 483 32 1,382 397 29
Minnesota 597 215 36 625 207 33
Mississippi 868 306 35 949 289 30
Missouri 1,109 450 41 1,157 387 33
Montana 215 79 37 237 92 39
Nebraska 254 64 25 276 70 25
Nevada 313 127 41 323 112 35
New Hampshire 118 30 25 126 40 31
New Jersey 773 243 32 731 231 32
New Mexico 485 202 42 430 159 37
New York 1,674 405 24 1,458 293 20
North Carolina 1,448 399 28 1,472 419 28
North Dakota 74 32 44 86 36 42
Ohio 1,366 344 25 1,351 411 30
Oklahoma 669 205 31 652 169 26
Oregon 572 176 31 451 132 29
Pennsylvania 1,480 485 33 1,520 511 34
Rhode Island 69 22 32 80 31 38
South Carolina 881 229 26 1,065 329 31
South Dakota 158 63 40 173 66 38
Tennessee 1,259 420 33 1,306 399 31
Texas 3,181 1,407 44 3,769 1,450 38
Utah 326 69 21 373 68 18
Vermont 106 33 31 79 27 34
Virginia 900 272 30 930 257 28
Washington 653 248 38 632 217 34
West Virginia 376 132 35 410 149 36
Wisconsin 745 263 35 799 288 36
Wyoming 170 63 37 152 40 26
United States 41,798 13,564 32 41,821 12,892 31

SOURCES: U.S. Department of Transportation, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, National Center for Statistics and Analysis, Traffic Safety Facts 2000: State Alcohol Estimates, Washington, DC: 2001, available at http://www.nhtsa.dot.gov/people/ncsa/factshet.html as of Dec. 5, 2001.