New Jersey

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

 

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

Rates per 100,000
Age Baseline
(1999)
Final
(2007)
Numeric
Change
Ages 10-14
0.52*
0.69*
0.17
Ages 15-19
6.32
8.82
2.50
 
Rates per 100,000
Gender by Age Baseline
(1999)
Final
(2007)
Numeric
Change
Males 10-14
0.34*
1.01*
0.67
Males 15-19
8.54
17.13
8.59
Females 10-14
0.71*
0.35*
-0.36
Females 15-19
3.96*
0.00*
-3.96
 
Rates per 100,000
Race/Ethnicity by Age Baseline
(1999)
Final
(2007)
Numeric
Change
White (non Hispanic) 10-14
0.28*
0.00*
-0.28
White (non Hispanic) 15-19
1.93*
0.85*
-1.08
Black (non Hispanic) 10-14
1.05*
4.31*
3.26
Black (non Hispanic) 15-19
23.91
41.98
18.07
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
1.17*
0.00*
-1.17
Hispanic 15-19
6.7*
7.83*
1.13
 
Rates per 100,000
Race/Ethnicity and Gender by Age Baseline
(1999)
Final
(2007)
Numeric
Change
White (non Hispanic) Males 10-14
0.54*
0.00*
-0.54
White (non Hispanic) Males 15-19
1.25*
1.65*
0.40
White (non Hispanic) Females 10-14
X
0.00*
X
White (non Hispanic) Females 15-19
2.65*
0.00*
-2.65
Black (non Hispanic) Males 10-14
X
6.33*
X
Black (non Hispanic) Males 15-19
33.77*
82.75
48.98
Black (non Hispanic) Females 10-14
2.13*
2.20*
0.07
Black (non Hispanic) Females 15-19
13.83*
0.00*
-13.83
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
12.65*
15.32*
2.67
Hispanic Females 10-14
2.38*
0.00*
-2.38
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.