Mississippi

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

 

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

Rates per 100,000
Age Baseline
(1999)
Final
(2007)
Numeric
Change
Ages 10-14
2.3*
0.96*
-1.34
Ages 15-19
16.5
9.43
-7.11
 
Rates per 100,000
Gender by Age Baseline
(1999)
Final
(2007)
Numeric
Change
Males 10-14
4.5*
1.87*
-2.63
Males 15-19
25.0
16.72*
-8.26
Females 10-14
X
0.00*
X
Females 15-19
7.78*
1.84*
-5.94
 
Rates per 100,000
Race/Ethnicity by Age Baseline
(1999)
Final
(2007)
Numeric
Change
White (non Hispanic) 10-14
1.74*
0.00*
-1.74
White (non Hispanic) 15-19
5.64*
0.87*
-4.77
Black (non Hispanic) 10-14
3.07*
2.11*
-0.96
Black (non Hispanic) 15-19
29.3
19.05*
-10.28
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
62.03*
0.00*
-62.03
Hispanic 10-14
X
0.00*
X
Hispanic 15-19
X
21.78*
X
 
Rates per 100,000
Race/Ethnicity and Gender by Age Baseline
(1999)
Final
(2007)
Numeric
Change
White (non Hispanic) Males 10-14
3.38*
0.00*
-3.38
White (non Hispanic) Males 15-19
9.37*
1.68*
-7.69
White (non Hispanic) Females 10-14
X
0.00*
X
White (non Hispanic) Females 15-19
1.66*
0.00*
-1.66
Black (non Hispanic) Males 10-14
6.07*
4.18*
-1.89
Black (non Hispanic) Males 15-19
43.5
33.96*
-9.57
Black (non Hispanic) Females 10-14
X
0.00*
X
Black (non Hispanic) Females 15-19
15.13*
4.03*
-11.10
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
125.16*
0.00*
-125.16
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
X
40.93*
X
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.