Increasing inequalities in risk of murder in Britain: trends in the demographic and spatial distribution of murder, 1981-2000.

This study analyses demographic and spatial factors that underlie the rise in murder rates seen in Britain between 1981 and 2000 and considers the possible contribution of a public health approach to the understanding of murder. Comparison of murder rates by age group and sex finds that increases occurred only among males aged 5-59 years, and were greatest… CONTINUE READING