District of Columbia

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

 

District of Columbia Data
All the tables below contain data available for District of Columbia and this objective.

Rates per 100,000
Age Baseline
(1999)
Final
(2007)
Numeric
Change
Ages 10-14 0.75* 6.84* 6.09
Ages 15-19 114.39 54.42 -59.97
 
Rates per 100,000
Gender by Age Baseline
(1999)
Final
(2007)
Numeric
Change
Males 10-14 0.75* 13.57* 12.82
Males 15-19 217.09 88.05* -129.04
Females 10-14 X 0.00* X
Females 15-19 20.82* 23.68* 2.86
 
Rates per 100,000
Race/Ethnicity by Age Baseline
(1999)
Final
(2007)
Numeric
Change
White (non Hispanic) 10-14 X 0.00* X
White (non Hispanic) 15-19 X 0.00* X
Black (non Hispanic) 10-14 9.01* 9.16* 0.15
Black (non Hispanic) 15-19 183.12 78.81 -104.31
American Indian/Alaskan Native (non Hispanic) 10-14 X 0.00* X
American Indian/Alaskan Native (non Hispanic) 15-19 X 0.00* X
Asian/Pacific Islander (non Hispanic) 10-14 X 0.00* X
Asian/Pacific Islander (non Hispanic) 15-19 X 0.00* X
Hispanic 10-14 X 0.00* X
Hispanic 15-19 30.9* 67.02* 36.12
 
Rates per 100,000
Race/Ethnicity and Gender by Age Baseline
(1999)
Final
(2007)
Numeric
Change
White (non Hispanic) Males 10-14 0.75* 0.00* -0.75
White (non Hispanic) Males 15-19 X 0.00* X
White (non Hispanic) Females 10-14 X 0.00* X
White (non Hispanic) Females 15-19 X 0.00* X
Black (non Hispanic) Males 10-14 17.97* 18.14* 0.17
Black (non Hispanic) Males 15-19 341.61 121.79* -219.82
Black (non Hispanic) Females 10-14 X 0.00* X
Black (non Hispanic) Females 15-19 34.61* 38.28* 3.67
American Indian/Alaskan Native (non Hispanic) Males 10-14 X 0.00* X
American Indian/Alaskan Native (non Hispanic) Males 15-19 X 0.00* X
American Indian/Alaskan Native (non Hispanic) Females 10-14 X 0.00* X
American Indian/Alaskan Native (non Hispanic) Females 15-19 X 0.00* X
Asian/Pacific Islander (non Hispanic) Males 10-14 X 0.00* X
Asian/Pacific Islander (non Hispanic) Males 15-19 X 0.00* X
Asian/Pacific Islander (non Hispanic) Females 10-14 X 0.00* X
Asian/Pacific Islander (non Hispanic) Females 15-19 X 0.00* X
Hispanic Males 10-14 X 0.00* X
Hispanic Males 15-19 58.24* 137.17* 78.93
Hispanic Females 10-14 X 0.00* X
Hispanic Females 15-19 X 0.00* X
 

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.