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  • This graph shows the age and gender distribution of individuals who were injured or killed directly in the tornado.
  • The black portions of the bars indicates the deaths.
  • The average age of injured survivors was 38 years, the ages of injured survivors ranged from 1 month to 98 years of age.
  • Persons who died were generally older as demonstrated by the skewed distribution of the black bars in the graph. The average age was 47 years ranging from 3 weeks to 94 years and that was significantly higher than the average age of survivors.
  • Proportionally, more females than males were injured or killed. 58% of persons who died were female, and 55% of injured survivors were female.
  • Race is not shown on this graph, however, we were able to obtain race information for 64% of injured survivors. Of these, whites had the highest rate of injury (10.8 per 100,000), followed by African Americans (6.9), and Native Americans (1.5).
  • The death rate among whites was over 1 and times higher than the death rate among Native Americans (1.3 and 0.8 per 100,000, respectively). There were no African Americans who died in the tornado