Deaths by Homicide in the US

"Assault (homicide), the 16th leading cause of death in 2018, dropped from among the 15 leading causes of death in 2010. In 2018, the age-adjusted rate for homicide decreased 4.8%, but homicide remains a major issue for some age groups. Homicide was among the 15 leading causes of death in 2018 for age groups under 1 year (13th), 1–4 (3rd), 5–14 (5th), 15–24 (3rd), 25–34 (3rd), 35–44 (5th), and 45–54 (12th) (9)."

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Murphy SL, Xu JQ, Kochanek KD, Arias E, Tejada-Vera B. Deaths: Final data for 2018. National Vital Statistics Reports; vol 69 no 13. Hyattsville, MD: National Center for Health Statistics. 2020.