10 Leading Causes of Nonfatal Violence-Related Injury, United States
2003, All Races, Females , Disposition: All Cases
 

Age Groups

          
Rank
<1
1-4
5-9
10-14
15-24
25-34
35-44
45-54
55-64
65+
All Ages

1
Other AssaultA
Struck by/
Again
860*
Sexual
Assault
7,808
Other AssaultA
Struck by/
Again
12,058
Other AssaultA
Struck by/
Again
39,294
Other AssaultA
Struck by/
Again
163,557
Other AssaultA
Struck by/
Again
115,536
Other AssaultA
Struck by/
Again
86,184
Other AssaultA
Struck by/
Again
39,172
Other AssaultA
Struck by/
Again
8,994
Other AssaultA
Struck by/
Again
8,733
Other AssaultA
Struck by/
Again
479,679

2
Other AssaultA
Other Bite/
Stin
315*
Other AssaultA
Struck by/
Again
5,205
Sexual
Assault
5,512
Sexual
Assault
10,664
Self-harm
Poisoning
51,202
Self-harm
Poisoning
35,894
Self-harm
Poisoning
38,280
Self-harm
Poisoning
21,989
Self-harm
Poisoning
5,693
Self-harm
Poisoning
3,135
Self-harm
Poisoning
167,030

3
Sexual
Assault
254*
Other AssaultA
Other Bite/
Stin
875*
Other AssaultA
Cut/Pierce
1,023*
Self-harm
Poisoning
10,557
Sexual
Assault
25,989
Self-harm
Cut/Pierce
8,797
Sexual
Assault
6,769
Self-harm
Other Specified
3,449
Self-harm
Cut/Pierce
913*
Self-harm
Other Specified
725*
Sexual
Assault
67,085

4
Other AssaultA
Fall
226*
Other AssaultA
Fall
614*
Other AssaultA
Other Bite/
Stin
598*
Other AssaultA
Other Bite/
Stin
2,371*
Self-harm
Cut/Pierce
13,561
Sexual
Assault
7,691
Self-harm
Cut/Pierce
6,474
Other AssaultA
Other Bite/
Stin
2,516
Other AssaultA
Other Bite/
Stin
761*
Sexual
Assault
524*
Self-harm
Cut/Pierce
34,790

5
Other AssaultA
Unknown/
Unspeci
160*
Other AssaultA
Cut/Pierce
278*
Other AssaultA
Overexertion
560*
Self-harm
Cut/Pierce
2,334
Other AssaultA
Cut/Pierce
12,806
Other AssaultA
Cut/Pierce
7,180
Other AssaultA
Cut/Pierce
5,466
Self-harm
Cut/Pierce
2,205
Self-harm
Other Specified
449*
Other AssaultA
Other Bite/
Stin
482*
Other AssaultA
Cut/Pierce
31,171

6
Other AssaultA
Other Specified
50*
Other AssaultA
Overexertion
244*
Other AssaultA
Fall
476*
Other AssaultA
Cut/Pierce
2,085
Other AssaultA
Other Bite/
Stin
9,345
Other AssaultA
Other Bite/
Stin
6,075
Self-harm
Other Specified
4,786*
Other AssaultA
Cut/Pierce
1,726
Other AssaultA
Cut/Pierce
419*
Self-harm
Cut/Pierce
371*
Other AssaultA
Other Bite/
Stin
27,381

7
Legal Int.
Struck by/
Against
25*
Other AssaultA
Fire/Burn
222*
Other AssaultA
Fire/Burn
372*
Other AssaultA
Fall
1,423
Self-harm
Other Specified
6,326
Self-harm
Other Specified
4,381
Other AssaultA
Other Bite/
Stin
4,045
Sexual
Assault
1,580
Other AssaultA
Other Specified
382*
Other AssaultA
Fall
222*
Self-harm
Other Specified
21,525

8
Four
Tied
10*
Other AssaultA
Poisoning
134*
Self-harm
Poisoning
255*
Self-harm
Other Specified
1,390*
Legal Int.
Struck by/
Against
2,179
Other AssaultA
Overexertion
4,047
Other AssaultA
Fall
2,280
Legal Int.
Struck by/
Against
1,187*
Sexual
Assault
296*
Other AssaultA
Cut/Pierce
153*
Other AssaultA
Overexertion
9,986

9
Four
Tied
10*
Other AssaultA
Inhalation/
Suff
86*
Other AssaultA
Poisoning
127*
Self-harm
Foreign Body
632*
Other AssaultA
Overexertion
2,125
Legal Int.
Struck by/
Against
2,086
Other AssaultA
Other Specified
1,284*
Other AssaultA
Overexertion
1,056*
Other AssaultA
Fall
271*
Self-harm
Struck by/
Against
125*
Other AssaultA
Fall
9,925

10
Four
Tied
10*
Two
Tied
25*
Other AssaultA
Pedal Cyclist
126*
Other AssaultA
Overexertion
564*
Other AssaultA
Fall
1,765
Other AssaultA
Fall
1,737
Other AssaultA
Overexertion
1,281
Other AssaultA
Fall
913*
Legal Int.
Struck by/
Against
265*
Other AssaultA
BB/Pellet
Gunsh
121*
Legal Int.
Struck by/
Against
7,317
       
Produced By: Office of Statistics and Programming, National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, CDC
Data Source: NEISS All Injury Program operated by the Consumer Product Safety Commission  (CPSC).
A The 'Other Assault' category includes all assaults that are not classified as sexual assault. It represents the majority of assaults.

* Injury estimate is unstable because of small sample size.