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
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).