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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. For information on how to order a hard copy of this study, please return to the publications page.

 

 

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The Violence Policy Center is a national non-profit educational foundation that conducts research on violence in America and works to develop violence-reduction policies and proposals. The Center examines the role of firearms in America, conducts research on firearms violence, and explores new ways to decrease firearm-related death and injury.