When Men Murder Women: An Analysis of 1998 Homicide Data

Females Murdered by Males in Single Victim/Single Offender Incidents

Table of Contents

Introduction: Myth vs. Reality
Section One: National Data
Section Two: Black Women
Section Three: Hispanic Women—Five-State Analysis
Conclusion: Guns and Domestic Violence—A Deadly Mix
Appendix One: Number of Females Murdered by Males in Single Victim/Single Offender Homicides and Rates by State, 1998

Appendix Two: Additional Information on the 15 States with the Highest Rates of Female Homicide

U.S. Summary
South Carolina
Louisiana
Arkansas
North Carolina
Wyoming
Maine
Oklahoma
Nevada
Alabama
Colorado
Mississippi
Texas
Virginia
Indiana
Georgia
Understanding the Statistics

 

This is the full text of the October 2000 Violence Policy Center study When Men Murder Women: An Analysis of 1998 Homicide Data.