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When Men Murder Women: An Analysis of 1998 Homicide Data

Females Murdered by Males in Single Victim/Single Offender Incidents

Appendix One: Number of Females Murdered by Males in Single Victim/Single Offender Homicides and Rates by State, 1998

State Ranking by Rate

State

Number of Homicide Victims

Homicide Rate per 100,000

9 Alabama 47 2.08
43 Alaska 2 0.69
16 Arizona 44 1.86
3 Arkansas 35 2.67
25 California 223 1.36
10 Colorado 41 2.05
24 Connecticut 23 1.36
28 Delaware 5 1.31
NA Florida NA NA
15 Georgia 76 1.94
41 Hawaii 5 0.84
37 Idaho 6 0.97
35 Illinois 67 1.09
14 Indiana 60 1.98
33 Iowa 16 1.09
NA Kansas NA NA
34 Kentucky 22 1.09
2 Louisiana 61 2.69
6 Maine 15 2.35
22 Maryland 38 1.44
46 Massachusetts 15 0.47
21 Michigan 80 1.59
44 Minnesota 13 0.54
11 Mississippi 29 2.02
17 Missouri 49 1.75
40 Montana 4 0.90
39 Nebraska 8 0.94
8 Nevada 18 2.10
36 New Hampshire 6 1.00
26 New Jersey 57 1.36
27 New Mexico 12 1.36
38 New York 90 0.95
4 North Carolina 100 2.57
47 North Dakota 1 0.31
32 Ohio 64 1.10
7 Oklahoma 37 2.16
29 Oregon 21 1.26
23 Pennsylvania 88 1.41
42 Rhode Island 4 0.78
1 South Carolina 62 3.12
45 South Dakota 2 0.53
19 Tennessee 46 1.64
12 Texas 199 1.99
30 Utah 13 1.23
18 Vermont 5 1.66
13 Virginia 69 1.99
31 Washington 33 1.15
20 West Virginia 15 1.60
NA Wisconsin NA NA
5 Wyoming 6 2.51
  U.S. Total 1,932 1.40


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