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Expanded homicide data table 9: murder victims by age.

Expanded Homicide Data Table 9
Murder Victims by Age
by Weapon, 2012

                                            Weapons
Age                   Total                Knives or     Blunt
                     murder    Firearms     cutting     objects
                     victims              instruments   (clubs,
                                                        hammers,
                                                         etc.)

Total                 12,765      8,855         1,589        518
  Percent              100.0       69.4          12.4        4.1
  distribution (3)
Under 18 (4)           1,101        563            84         54
Under 22 (4)           2,848      2,054           235         72
18 and over (4)       11,549      8,239         1,494        460
Infant (under 1)         144          6             3         16
1 to 4                   261         37            15         29
5 to 8                    96         51             8          2
9 to 12                   65         29            10          3
13 to 16                 326        265            29          2
17 to 19               1,001        871            82          7
20 to 24               2,362      1,955           233         35
25 to 29               1,912      1,534           200         31
30 to 34               1,484      1,143           165         30
35 to 39               1,101        813           130         33
40 to 44                 943        608           162         43
45 to 49                 775        450           130         62
50 to 54                 743        400           140         58
55 to 59                 517        265           100         36
60 to 64                 308        144            58         42
65 to 69                 224         96            46         30
70 to 74                 117         45            23         14
75 and over              271         90            44         41
Unknown                  115         53            11          4

                                        Weapons
Age                     Personal       Poison   Explosives   Fire
                         weapons
                     (hands, fists,
                     feet, etc.) (1)

Total                            678       12            8      85
  Percent                        5.3      0.1          0.1     0.7
  distribution (3)
Under 18 (4)                     193        5            0      19
Under 22 (4)                     217        5            0      25
18 and over (4)                  469        7            8      66
Infant (under 1)                  66        3            0       1
1 to 4                            97        1            0       6
5 to 8                            15        1            0       4
9 to 12                            6        0            0       4
13 to 16                           8        0            0       4
17 to 19                           8        0            0       3
20 to 24                          42        0            0       6
25 to 29                          42        0            0       3
30 to 34                          55        0            1       6
35 to 39                          43        0            2       6
40 to 44                          53        0            0       3
45 to 49                          50        1            2       5
50 to 54                          61        0            1      10
55 to 59                          44        1            1       5
60 to 64                          20        0            0       5
65 to 69                          13        0            0       4
70 to 74                          10        0            0       3
75 and over                       29        5            1       7
Unknown                           16        0            0       0

                                     Weapons
Age                  Narcotics   Strangulation   Asphyxiation

Total                       35              89            105
  Percent                  0.3             0.7            0.8
  distribution (3)
Under 18 (4)                14              10             26
Under 22 (4)                16              18             36
18 and over (4)             21              79             77
Infant (under 1)             3               0              9
1 to 4                       8               3             10
5 to 8                       0               2              3
9 to 12                      0               2              2
13 to 16                     3               2              0
17 to 19                     0               4              6
20 to 24                     6               9             11
25 to 29                     2               8              9
30 to 34                     4              11              3
35 to 39                     0               9              7
40 to 44                     1               4              6
45 to 49                     5              10              6
50 to 54                     1               8              9
55 to 59                     1               7              7
60 to 64                     0               4              3
65 to 69                     0               3              4
70 to 74                     1               0              2
75 and over                  0               3              6
Unknown                      0               0              2

                        Weapons
Age                      Other
                       weapon or
                         weapon
                     not stated (2)

Total                           791
  Percent                       6.2
  distribution (3)
Under 18 (4)                    133
Under 22 (4)                    170
18 and over (4)                 629
Infant (under 1)                 37
1 to 4                           55
5 to 8                           10
9 to 12                           9
13 to 16                         13
17 to 19                         20
20 to 24                         65
25 to 29                         83
30 to 34                         66
35 to 39                         58
40 to 44                         63
45 to 49                         54
50 to 54                         55
55 to 59                         50
60 to 64                         32
65 to 69                         28
70 to 74                         19
75 and over                      45
Unknown                          29

(1) Pushed is included in personal weapons.

(2) Includes drowning.

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

(4) Does not include unknown ages.
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