Aging and homicide rates.

@article{Paanila2000AgingAH,
  title={Aging and homicide rates.},
  author={J Paanila and Markku Eronen and Panu Hakola and Jari Tiihonen},
  journal={Journal of forensic sciences},
  year={2000},
  volume={45 2},
  pages={390-1}
}
There are no published studies concerning the effect of mortality rate on the rate of homicide by habitually violent offenders. On the basis of nation-wide statistics in Finland, the frequency of homicide is 61% lower among 50-year old males than among 30-year old males. However, when the 4.9-fold mortality of habitually violent offenders is taken into account, the homicide rate is only 43% lower among 50-year old males than among 30-year old males. This is an important issue in forensic… CONTINUE READING

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