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Expanded homicide data table 7: murder, types of weapons used.

Expanded Homicide Data Table 7
Murder, Types of Weapons Used
Percent Distribution by Region, 2012 (1)

Region       Total all    Firearms    Knives or     Unknown
            weapons (2)                cutting     or other
                                     instruments   dangerous
                                                    weapons

Total          100.0        69.3        12.5         12.9
Northeast      100.0        68.0        15.4         12.9
Midwest        100.0        73.7         8.9         12.2
South          100.0        69.9        11.6         12.4
West           100.0        65.3        15.1         14.3

Region         Personal
                weapons
            (hands, fists,
            feet, etc.) (3)

Total             5.3
Northeast         3.7
Midwest           5.2
South             6.1
West              5.3

(1) Guam and Virgin Islands totals are not included in this table.

(2) Because of rounding, the percentages may not add to 100.0.

(3) Pushed is included in personal weapons.
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Date:Jan 1, 2012
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