Racial and Ethnic Differences in Homicides of Adult Women and the Role of Intimate Partner Violence — United States, 2003–2014

@article{Petrosky2017RacialAE,
  title={Racial and Ethnic Differences in Homicides of Adult Women and the Role of Intimate Partner Violence — United States, 2003–2014},
  author={Emiko Petrosky and J. Blair and Carter J. Betz and Katherine A. Fowler and Shane P. D. Jack and Bridget H. Lyons},
  journal={MMWR. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report},
  year={2017},
  volume={66},
  pages={741 - 746}
}
  • Emiko Petrosky, J. Blair, +3 authors Bridget H. Lyons
  • Published 2017
  • Medicine
  • MMWR. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report
  • Homicide is one of the leading causes of death for women aged ≤44 years.* In 2015, homicide caused the death of 3,519 girls and women in the United States. Rates of female homicide vary by race/ethnicity (1), and nearly half of victims are killed by a current or former male intimate partner (2). To inform homicide and intimate partner violence (IPV) prevention efforts, CDC analyzed homicide data from the National Violent Death Reporting System (NVDRS) among 10,018 women aged ≥18 years in 18… CONTINUE READING

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