Pennslyvania

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

 

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

Rates per 100,000
Age Baseline
(1999)
Final
(2007)
Numeric
Change
Ages 15-19
24.74
20.82
-3.92
Ages 20-24
25.66
26.76
1.10
Ages 15-24
25.17
23.67
-1.50
 
Rates per 100,000
Gender Baseline
(1999)
Final
(2007)
Numeric
Change
Males 15-24
33.62
33.53
-0.09
Females 15-24
16.54
13.41
-3.13
 
Rates per 100,000
Race/Ethnicity Baseline
(1999)
Final
(2007)
Numeric
Change
White (non Hispanic) 15-24
27.90
25.63
-2.27
Black (non Hispanic) 15-24
10.26*
19.15
8.89
American Indian/Alaskan Native (non Hispanic) 15-24
X
0.00*
X
Asian/Pacific Islander (non Hispanic)15-24
2.37*
13.13*
10.76
Hispanic 15-24
29.06
12.53*
-16.53
 
Rates per 100,000
Race/Ethnicity by Gender Baseline
(1999)
Final
(2007)
Numeric
Change
White (non Hispanic) Males 15-24
37.23
35.57
-1.66
White (non Hispanic) Females 15-24
18.38
15.36
-3.02
Black (non Hispanic) Males 15-24
13*
30.42
17.42
Black (non Hispanic) Females 15-24
7.53*
7.30*
-0.23
American Indian/Alaskan Native (non Hispanic) Males 15-24
X
0.00*
X
American Indian/Alaskan Native (non Hispanic) Females 15-24
X
0.00*
X
Asian/Pacific Islander (non Hispanic) Males 15-24
4.68*
17.03*
12.35
Asian/Pacific Islander (non Hispanic) Females 15-24
X
9.01*
X
Hispanic Males 15-24
39.6*
21.68*
-17.92
Hispanic Females 15-24
17.45*
2.22*
-15.23
 

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.