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Table 2 Estimated age-specific homicide death rates per 100,000 population in Ontario, by age group, over the 1999–2012 period

From: A population-based study of homicide deaths in Ontario, Canada using linked death records

Age group Female Male Both sexes
N (%) Rate CI: 95% N (%) Rate CI: 95% N (%) Rate CI: 95%
Less than 5 43 (6.5%) 0.93 0.72 1.15 48 (3.1%) 1.07 0.84 1.29 91 (4.1%) 1.00 0.84 1.16
5–14 30 (4.5%) 0.33 0.24 0.41 31 (2.0%) 0.29 0.21 0.37 61 (2.8%) 0.31 0.25 0.37
15–29 154 (23.3%) 0.94 0.83 1.06 699 (45.4%) 3.41 3.19 3.63 853 (38.8%) 2.19 2.06 2.32
30–44 188 (28.4%) 0.97 0.87 1.08 375 (24.4%) 1.90 1.75 2.05 563 (25.6%) 1.44 1.34 1.53
45–64 167 (25.2%) 0.76 0.67 0.86 291 (18.9%) 1.36 1.23 1.49 458 (20.8%) 1.06 0.98 1.14
65 and over 80 (12.1%) 0.56 0.46 0.66 95 (6.2%) 0.99 0.83 1.14 175 (8.0%) 0.75 0.66 0.84
Total 662 (100.0%) 0.77 0.01 0.01 1539 (100.0%) 1.70 0.02 0.02 2201 (100.0%) 1.23 1.19 1.28