Maryland

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

 

Maryland Data
All the tables below contain data available for Maryland and this objective.

Rates per 100,000
Age Baseline
(1999)
Final
(2007)
Numeric
Change
Ages 10-14
1.57*
1.06*
-0.51
Ages 15-19
24.0
19.33
-4.63
 
Rates per 100,000
Gender by Age Baseline
(1999)
Final
(2007)
Numeric
Change
Males 10-14
2.04*
1.04*
-1.00
Males 15-19
41.9
34.54
-7.35
Females 10-14
1.07*
1.08*
0.01
Females 15-19
5.25*
3.50*
-1.75
 
Rates per 100,000
Race/Ethnicity by Age Baseline
(1999)
Final
(2007)
Numeric
Change
White (non Hispanic) 10-14
1.33*
0.98*
-0.35
White (non Hispanic) 15-19
1.48*
2.64*
1.16
Black (non Hispanic) 10-14
2.39*
1.58*
-0.81
Black (non Hispanic) 15-19
68.6
50.18
-18.41
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
13*
5.56*
-7.44
Hispanic 10-14
X
0.00*
X
Hispanic 15-19
5.65*
12.17*
6.52
 
Rates per 100,000
Race/Ethnicity and Gender by Age Baseline
(1999)
Final
(2007)
Numeric
Change
White (non Hispanic) Males 10-14
1.73*
0.95*
-0.78
White (non Hispanic) Males 15-19
0.96*
4.29*
3.33
White (non Hispanic) Females 10-14
0.91*
1.00*
0.09
White (non Hispanic) Females 15-19
2.03*
0.90*
-1.13
Black (non Hispanic) Males 10-14
3.13*
1.57*
-1.56
Black (non Hispanic) Males 15-19
126.0
92.81
-33.20
Black (non Hispanic) Females 10-14
1.63*
1.60*
-0.03
Black (non Hispanic) Females 15-19
10.6*
7.29*
-3.31
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
12.89*
10.67*
-2.22
Asian/Pacific Islander (non Hispanic) Females 10-14
X
0.00*
X
Asian/Pacific Islander (non Hispanic) Females 15-19
13.1*
0.00*
-13.10
Hispanic Males 10-14
X
0.00*
X
Hispanic Males 15-19
10.42*
15.42*
5.00
Hispanic Females 10-14
X
0.00*
X
Hispanic Females 15-19
X
8.56*
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.