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Homicide Deaths
Rates | Number | Statistics

AGE-SPECIFIC HOMICIDE DEATH RATES
BY RACE/ETHNICITY AND SEX, OREGON RESIDENTS, 1989-1995
Rates per 100,000
                                             AGE
                   ----------------------------------------------------
RACE               0-14   15-24   25-34   35-54   55-64   65-74     75+
===============    ====   =====   =====   =====   =====   =====   ===== 
NON-HISP WHITES     1.9     5.7     6.6     4.5     2.6     2.8     2.9
  MALES             2.0     7.8     8.9     6.0     3.2     3.3     3.2
  FEMALES           1.8     3.4     4.4     2.9     2.1     2.4     2.6
HISPANIC WHITES     1.9    25.9    18.4     1.8     3.4     0.0     0.0
  MALES             1.4    43.2    27.5    17.6     0.0     0.0     0.0
  FEMALES           2.3     2.9     4.8     4.1     7.0     0.0     0.0
AFRICAN AMER.       9.4    80.2    55.0    11.9    32.7     6.7    11.1
  MALES            13.0   127.2    70.6    47.6    54.8    14.9    29.2
  FEMALES           5.8    27.3    35.9    26.2    10.9     0.0     0.0
AMER. INDIANS       3.5    13.6    29.6     1.3     6.2     9.6     0.0
  MALES             0.0    22.2    46.8    24.2    12.8     0.0     0.0
  FEMALES           7.1     4.1    12.0     2.5     0.0    17.3     0.0
ASIAN & P.I.        3.4     8.1     4.7     0.7     3.3     0.0     0.0
  MALES             4.1    14.5     3.8    11.1     8.1     0.0     0.0
  FEMALES           2.7     1.8     5.6     1.3     0.0     0.0     0.0




NUMBER OF HOMICIDE DEATHS BY AGE GROUP,
RACE/ETHNICITY, AND SEX, OREGON RESIDENTS, 1989-1995

                                             AGE
                   ----------------------------------------------------   TOTAL
RACE               0-14   15-24   25-34   35-54   55-64   65-74     75+  DEATHS
===============    ====   =====   =====   =====   =====   =====    ====  ======
NON-HISP WHITES      74     134     179     244      41      43      35     750
  MALES              40      94     119     164      24      23      15     479
  FEMALES            34      40      60      80      17      20      20     271
HISPANIC WHITES       5      41      29       3       1       0       0      95
  MALES               2      39      26      16       0       0       0      83
  FEMALES             3       2       3       3       1       0       0      12
AFRICAN AMER.        10      50      34      10       6       1       1     134
  MALES               7      42      24      22       5       1       1     102
  FEMALES             3       8      10      10       1       0       0      32
AMER. INDIANS         3       7      15       1       1       1       0      37
  MALES               0       6      12       9       1       0       0      28
  FEMALES             3       1       3       1       0       1       0       9
ASIAN & P.I.          5       9       5       1       1       0       0      28
  MALES               3       8       2       7       1       0       0      21
  FEMALES             2       1       3       1       0       0       0       7




SELECTED HOMICIDE DEATH STATISTICS,
BY RACE/ETHNICITY AND SEX, OREGON RESIDENTS, 1989-1995

                                    AGE-   COMPAR-        YEARS          
                           CRUDE  ADJUSTED  ATIVE        OF LIFE         MEAN
                  TOTAL    DEATH   DEATH   MORTAL-        LOST         YPLL PER
RACE             DEATHS    RATE    RATE   ITY FIG.        INDEX          YEAR  
===============   =====    =====  ======  ========       =======       ========
NON-HISP WHITES     750     4.0     4.0   1.000           1.000            3116
  MALES             479     5.2     5.2   1.293    0.01   1.286    0.01    2024
  FEMALES           271     2.8     2.8   0.706    0.01   0.701    0.01    1092
HISPANIC WHITES      95    11.8     7.1   1.784    0.01   2.626    0.01     463
  MALES              83    18.7    14.8   3.708    0.01   4.467    0.01     444
  FEMALES            12     3.3                                              64
AFRICAN AMER.       134    37.6    27.5   6.870    0.01   8.520    0.01     614
  MALES             102    54.7    50.5  12.614    0.01  13.486    0.01     518
  FEMALES            32    18.8                                             156
AMER. INDIANS        37    12.5                                             150
  MALES              28    18.9                                             124
  FEMALES             9     6.1                                              51
ASIAN & P.I.         28     5.0                                             131
  MALES              21     7.8                                             108
  FEMALES             7     2.4                                              42
Age-adjusted statistics were not calculated for subsets with fewer than 50 deaths.

Statistically significant CMF and YLLI values are indicated by .01, .02, or .05 where appropriate.