Number of Homicides By Selected Age Group
Michigan Residents, Both Sexes, 2013

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 635 13 10 173 280 125 34
 Abuse and Neglect 3 2 1
 Blunt Object 2 1 1
 Cut/Pierce 38 2 10 13 10 3
 Fight - Unarmed 1 1
 Firearm 496 1 6 157 238 77 17
 Abuse of Women by Spouse/Partner 1 1
 Hanging and Strangulation 18 1 2 8 6 1
 By Other Specified Causes 29 4 2 8 12 3
 By Unspecified Causes 47 6 1 2 9 20 9

BOTH SEXES

Percent of Distribution

 ALL HOMICIDES 100.0 2.0 1.6 27.2 44.1 19.7 5.4
 Abuse and Neglect 100.0 66.7 33.3
 Blunt Object 100.0 50.0 50.0
 Cut/Pierce 100.0 5.3 26.3 34.2 26.3 7.9
 Fight - Unarmed 100.0 100.0
 Firearm 100.0 0.2 1.2 31.7 48.0 15.5 3.4
 Abuse of Women by Spouse/Partner 100.0 100.0
 Hanging and Strangulation 100.0 5.6 11.1 44.4 33.3 5.6
 By Other Specified Causes 100.0 13.8 6.9 27.6 41.4 10.3
 By Unspecified Causes 100.0 12.8 2.1 4.3 19.1 42.6 19.1

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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