What does this indicator measure?

Homicide mortality is represented by the number of deaths per 100,000 people and is age-adjusted to the 2000 U.S. population. It includes ICD-10 codes: X85–Y09, Y87.1.

Why is this indicator important?

While homicide is no longer one of the 15 leading causes of death in the United States, it still places a considerable burden on specific groups and communities.

About the data

Community: Union County

Reference: Indiana

Goal: Healthy People 2020

Measurement Period: 2015

Category: Injury Prevention & Safety

Community Source: Indiana State Department of Health

Reference Source: Indiana State Department of Health

Promising Practices: Prevention & Safety

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