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Youth Homicide, Figure 14

Cost Estimates of Violent Deaths: Figures and Tables

Average Medical Costs per Youth Homicide, by Age and Sex, United States, 2005

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In 2005, for persons 10-24 years, the average medical cost per youth homicide was higher among males ($6,269), than among females ($3,690). This pattern was consistent across all age groups (10-14, 15-19 and 20-24 years). Males aged 15-19 years had the highest average medical cost per youth homicide ($6,980). Females, aged 10-14 years had the highest average medical cost per youth homicide ($4,127).

 
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  • Page last updated: December 30, 2013
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