Texas

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

 

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

Rates per 100,000
Age Baseline
(1999)
Final
(2007)
Numeric
Change
Ages 10-14
1.92
0.92*
-1.00
Ages 15-19
9.57
9.13
-0.44
 
Rates per 100,000
Gender by Age Baseline
(1999)
Final
(2007)
Numeric
Change
Males 10-14
2.55
1.12*
-1.43
Males 15-19
15.27
14.05
-1.22
Females 10-14
1.27*
0.71*
-0.56
Females 15-19
3.46
3.91
0.45
 
Rates per 100,000
Race/Ethnicity by Age Baseline
(1999)
Final
(2007)
Numeric
Change
White (non Hispanic) 10-14
2*
0.72*
-1.28
White (non Hispanic) 15-19
4.81
6.02
1.21
Black (non Hispanic) 10-14
1.41*
1.34*
-0.07
Black (non Hispanic) 15-19
25.08
20.2
-4.88
American Indian/Alaskan Native (non Hispanic) 10-14
X
0.00*
X
American Indian/Alaskan Native (non Hispanic) 15-19
16.78*
0.00*
-16.78
Asian/Pacific Islander (non Hispanic) 10-14
2.47*
0.00*
-2.47
Asian/Pacific Islander (non Hispanic) 15-19
2.33*
2.01*
-0.32
Hispanic 10-14
2*
1.06*
-0.94
Hispanic 15-19
10.40
9.29
-1.11
 
Rates per 100,000
Race/Ethnicity and Gender by Age Baseline
(1999)
Final
(2007)
Numeric
Change
White (non Hispanic) Males 10-14
2.08*
0.56*
-1.52
White (non Hispanic) Males 15-19
6.51*
7.24
0.73
White (non Hispanic) Females 10-14
1.91*
0.88*
-1.03
White (non Hispanic) Females 15-19
3.02*
4.71*
1.69
Black (non Hispanic) Males 10-14
2.76*
2.63*
-0.13
Black (non Hispanic) Males 15-19
42.53
35.26
-7.27
Black (non Hispanic) Females 10-14
X
0.00*
X
Black (non Hispanic) Females 15-19
6.89*
4.32*
-2.57
American Indian/Alaskan Native (non Hispanic) Males 10-14
X
0.00*
X
American Indian/Alaskan Native (non Hispanic) Males 15-19
32.92*
0.00*
-32.92
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
4.83*
0.00*
-4.83
Asian/Pacific Islander (non Hispanic) Males 15-19
4.53*
3.86*
-0.67
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
2.93*
1.30*
-1.63
Hispanic Males 15-19
17.31
15.04
-2.27
Hispanic Females 10-14
1.02*
0.81*
-0.21
Hispanic Females 15-19
2.74*
3.23*
0.49
 

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.