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Relevant Population Characteristics for Domestic Violence Fatalities

Relevant Population Characteristics

Nationally, intimate partner violence resulted in approximately 2,340 deaths in 2007. Of these deaths, 30% were males and 70% were female. It has been noted that female murder victims are substantially more likely to be killed by an intimate partner than male murder victims. Department of Health and Human Services, Center for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, Intimate Partner Violence Fact Sheet (accessed 11/3/11) http://www.cdc.gov/ViolencePrevention/pdf/IPV_factsheet-a.pdf.

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Content updated: Tue, 28 Jul 2015 19:46:11 MDT