Homicide Rate, New Jersey, by year: Beginning 2010
Age-adjusted death rate of residents due to homicide, New Jersey.
Rate: Number of homicides per 100,000 persons (age-adjusted).
Definition: Deaths where homicide is indicated as the underlying cause of death. Homicide is defined as death resulting from the intentional use of force or power, threatened or actual, against another person, group, or community. ICD-10 Codes: X85-Y09, Y87.1 (homicide)
(1) Death Certificate Database, Office of Vital Statistics and Registry, New Jersey Department of Health http://www.state.nj.us/health/chs/
(2) National Center for Health Statistics and U.S. Census Bureau. Vintage 2009 bridged-rate postcensal population estimates
http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/nvss/bridged_race.htm as of July 23, 2010
(3) Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics. Compressed Mortality File. CDC WONDER On-line Database accessed at http://wonder.cdc.gov/cmf-icd10.html
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