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Surveillance for Violent Deaths — National Violent Death Reporting System, 27 States, 2015 Shane P.D. Jack, Emiko Petrosky, Bridget H. Lyons, Janet M. Blair, Allison M. Ertl, Kameron J. Sheats and Carter J. Betz

By: Jack, Shane P. D.
Contributor(s): Petrosky, Emiko | Lyons, Bridget H | Blair, Janet M | Ertl, Allison M | Sheats, Kameron J | Betz, Carter J.
Material type: materialTypeLabelArticleSeries: MMWR (Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Review).Publisher: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 2018Description: electronic document (32 pages) ; PDF & HTML files.Other title: Surveillance summaries.Subject(s): Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) | CHILD ABUSE | DOMESTIC VIOLENCE | HOMICIDE | INTIMATE PARTNER VIOLENCE | STATISTICS | SUICIDE | UNITED STATESOnline resources: Click here to access online | HTML version | MMWR - check for updates | NVDRS MMWR (Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Review), 2018, 67(11); 1-32Summary: In 2015, approximately 62,000 persons died in the United States as a result of violence-related injuries. This report summarizes data from CDC’s National Violent Death Reporting System (NVDRS) regarding violent deaths from 27 U.S. states for 2015. Results are reported by sex, age group, race/ethnicity, location of injury, method of injury, circumstances of injury, and other selected characteristics. This report provides a detailed summary of data from NVDRS for 2015. The results indicate that deaths resulting from self-inflicted or interpersonal violence most frequently affect males and certain age groups and minority populations. Mental health problems, intimate partner problems, interpersonal conflicts, and general life stressors were primary precipitating events for multiple types of violent deaths, including suicides among current or former military personnel. (From the website). Check for updates on the MMWR Surveillance summaries webpage. Follow the link for more information about NVDRS and to access the web-based system. Record #6036
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MMWR (Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Review), 2018, 67(11); 1-32

In 2015, approximately 62,000 persons died in the United States as a result of violence-related injuries. This report summarizes data from CDC’s National Violent Death Reporting System (NVDRS) regarding violent deaths from 27 U.S. states for 2015. Results are reported by sex, age group, race/ethnicity, location of injury, method of injury, circumstances of injury, and other selected characteristics.

This report provides a detailed summary of data from NVDRS for 2015. The results indicate that deaths resulting from self-inflicted or interpersonal violence most frequently affect males and certain age groups and minority populations. Mental health problems, intimate partner problems, interpersonal conflicts, and general life stressors were primary precipitating events for multiple types of violent deaths, including suicides among current or former military personnel. (From the website). Check for updates on the MMWR Surveillance summaries webpage. Follow the link for more information about NVDRS and to access the web-based system. Record #6036