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Non-Fatal Assault-Related Injury Rates Among Persons Ages 10-24 Years, by Age and Sex, United States, 2011

 In 2011, among persons ages 10 to 24 years, the non-fatal assault-related injury rate for males was 1279.6 per 100,000 populations and the rate for females was 847.2 per 100,000.  For both sexes ages 10-24 years, the non-fatal assault-related injury rate was highest for those ages 20 to 24 years with a rate of 1867.5 per 100,000 for males and 1215.1 per 100,000 for females. 

In 2011, among persons ages 10 to 24 years, the non-fatal assault-related injury rate for males was 1279.6 per 100,000 populations and the rate for females was 847.2 per 100,000. For both sexes ages 10-24 years, the non-fatal assault-related injury rate was highest for those ages 20 to 24 years with a rate of 1867.5 per 100,000 for males and 1215.1 per 100,000 for females.

Data Source: Nonfatal assault data are from the National Electronic Injury Surveillance System – All Injury Program operated by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission in collaboration with CDC, using WISQARS (http://www.cdc.gov/injury/wisqars). The data represent nonfatal assaults treated in U.S. hospital emergency departments.

 

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