Number of Homicides By Selected Age Group
Michigan Residents, Both Sexes, 2012

HOMICIDES
View ICD Codes
All Ages Under 5 5-14 15-24 25-44 45-64 65 and
Older

BOTH SEXES

Number of Homicides

 ALL HOMICIDES 737 20 6 241 306 143 21
 Abuse and Neglect 6 5 1
 Blunt Object 2 1 1
 Cut/Pierce 52 1 2 5 21 18 5
 Fight - Unarmed 2 2
 Firearm 581 1 3 227 249 96 5
 Abuse of Women by Spouse/Partner
 Hanging and Strangulation 16 2 9 4 1
 By Other Specified Causes 29 2 3 11 10 3
 By Unspecified Causes 49 10 3 14 15 7

BOTH SEXES

Percent of Distribution

 ALL HOMICIDES 100.0 2.7 0.8 32.7 41.5 19.4 2.8
 Abuse and Neglect 100.0 83.3 16.7
 Blunt Object 100.0 50.0 50.0
 Cut/Pierce 100.0 1.9 3.8 9.6 40.4 34.6 9.6
 Fight - Unarmed 100.0 100.0
 Firearm 100.0 0.2 0.5 39.1 42.9 16.5 0.9
 Abuse of Women by Spouse/Partner
 Hanging and Strangulation 100.0 12.5 56.3 25.0 6.3
 By Other Specified Causes 100.0 6.9 10.3 37.9 34.5 10.3
 By Unspecified Causes 100.0 20.4 6.1 28.6 30.6 14.3

Notes:

Underlying causes of death for 1991-1998 were classified in accordance with the ninth revision of the International Classification of Diseases (ICD-9). Underlying causes of death after 1998 were classified in accordance with the tenth revision (ICD-10). With each revision there are differences in classifying the underlying causes of death. Therefore, statistics based on one revision may not be directly comparable to the other revision.

Zero deaths are shown by a "—".

All Ages include unknown age.

Source: Michigan Resident Death Files,
Data Development Section, Michigan Department of Community Health.

Last Updated: 01/25/2016

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