When Men Murder Women: An Analysis of 1996 Homicide Data
Females Murdered by Males in Single Victim/Single Offender Incidents
Table of Contents
The Myth: The Stranger Lurking in the Alley
The Reality: The Husband or Boyfriend with a Gun
Key Findings: A Summary of the Study
Conclusion: Guns and Domestic Violence�A Deadly Mix
Table One: Number of Females Murdered by Males in Single Victim/Single Offender Homicides and Rates by State, 1996
Table Two: Number of Females Murdered by Males in Single Victim/Single Offender Homicides and Rates by State, 1996, Ranked by State
Understanding the Statistics
There were no female homicide victims reported for Kansas or Montana.
This is the full text of the September 1998 Violence Policy Center study When Men Murder Women: An Analysis of 1996 Homicide Data. For information on how to order a hard copy of this study, please return to the publications page.
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.