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Deaths: Preliminary Data for 2011
The age-adjusted death rate decreased from 2010 to 2011 by 1.4 percent for males and 0.5 percent for females. The gap between male and female life expectancy was 4.8 years in 2011, unchanged from the difference between the sexes in 2010.
Gang Homicides - Five U.S. Cities, 2003-2008
Overall, the findings support a view of gang homicides as retaliatory violence. These incidents most often result when contentious gang members pass each other in public places and a conflict quickly escalates into homicide with the use of firearms and drive-by shootings.