A brief look at homicide
Health care use:
1.8 million emergency department visits for assault
– National Hospital Ambulatory Medical Care Survey, 2006
Number of deaths from homicide: 18,124
Deaths per 100,00 population: 6.1
Firearm homicide deaths: 12,352
Deaths per 100,000 population: 4.2
–Deaths: Final Data for 2005
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