United States Data

Homicide Mortality

Healthy People 2010 Objective: Reduce homicides

Rates per 100,000
National Data Baseline
(1999)
Final
(2007)
Numeric
Change
2010
Target
10- to 14- year-olds
15- to 19- year-olds
1.2
10.4
1.0
10.3
-0.2
-0.1

 

United States Data
All the tables below contain data available for the entire United States and this objective.

Rates per 100,000
Age Baseline
(1999)
Final
(2007)
Numeric
Change
Ages 10-14
1.2
1.03
-0.17
Ages 15-19
10.4
10.31
-0.09
 
Rates per 100,000
Gender by Age Baseline
(1999)
Final
(2007)
Numeric
Change
Males 10-14
1.49
1.36
-0.13
Males 15-19
16.93
17.48
0.55
Females 10-14
0.92
0.7
-0.22
Females 15-19
3.53
2.78
-0.75
 
Rates per 100,000
Race/Ethnicity by Age Baseline
(1999)
Final
(2007)
Numeric
Change
White (non Hispanic) 10-14
0.74
0.4
-0.34
White (non Hispanic) 15-19
3.14
2.61
-0.53
Black (non Hispanic) 10-14
2.57
3.21
0.64
Black (non Hispanic) 15-19
37.65
38.47
0.82
American Indian/Alaskan Native (non Hispanic) 10-14
0.44
1.49*
1.05
American Indian/Alaskan Native (non Hispanic) 15-19
11.7
8.21*
-3.49
Asian/Pacific Islander (non Hispanic) 10-14
0.25
0.55*
0.30
Asian/Pacific Islander (non Hispanic) 15-19
6.02
3.19
-2.83
Hispanic 10-14
1.99
1.34
-0.65
Hispanic 15-19
15.7
13.99
-1.71
 
Rates per 100,000
Race/Ethnicity and Gender by Age Baseline
(1999)
Final
(2007)
Numeric
Change
White (non Hispanic) Males 10-14
0.77
0.35
-0.42
White (non Hispanic) Males 15-19
4.24
3.41
-0.83
White (non Hispanic) Females 10-14
0.72
0.44
-0.28
White (non Hispanic) Females 15-19
1.98
1.77
-0.21
Black (non Hispanic) Males 10-14
3.48
4.57
1.09
Black (non Hispanic) Males 15-19
64.64
69.08
4.44
Black (non Hispanic) Females 10-14
1.63
1.81
0.18
Black (non Hispanic) Females 15-19
10.08
7.03
-3.05
American Indian/Alaskan Native (non Hispanic) Males 10-14
0.87
2.94*
2.07
American Indian/Alaskan Native (non Hispanic) Males 15-19
18.38
11.96*
-6.42
American Indian/Alaskan Native (non Hispanic) Females 10-14
0
0.00*
0.00
American Indian/Alaskan Native (non Hispanic) Females 15-19
4.76
4.37*
-0.39
Asian/Pacific Islander (non Hispanic) Males 10-14
1
0.87*
-0.13
Asian/Pacific Islander (non Hispanic) Males 15-19
10.4
5.12
-5.28
Asian/Pacific Islander (non Hispanic) Females 10-14
0.79
0.23*
-0.56
Asian/Pacific Islander (non Hispanic) Females 15-19
1.47
1.14*
-0.33
Hispanic Males 10-14
2.79
1.92
-0.87
Hispanic Males 15-19
26.04
24.57
-1.47
Hispanic Females 10-14
1.15
0.72*
-0.43
Hispanic Females 15-19
3.96
2.75
-1.21
 

Source: WISQARS Fatal Causes of Deaths (using data collected by National Vital Statistics System), National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Prevention and Control

*Based on 20 or fewer number of deaths; use with caution

X = In the Baseline or Final columns, “X” represents zero deaths for a subgroup; in the Numeric Change column, “X” means that a number cannot be generated to show the change between baseline and Final.