This indicator signifies the number of homicides per 100,000 population from 2013-2015. The rates were
The age-adjusted homicide rate was 8.5 deaths per 100,000 in Oklahoma City-County during 2013-2015.
Why is it important?
Exposures to violence, and its
The local public health system has the opportunity to improve community awareness and system changes along with developing or advocating for programs, services, and policies that aim to reduce violence through targeted community campaigning and education. Working with local agencies to target violence through community organization and planning, as well as engaging local law enforcement in these efforts, will be critical to impacting crime rates in our community.
Age-Adjusted Mortality Rates by Race, 2013-2015
American Indian/Alaska Native
Asian/ Pacific Islander
Gun-related mortality is any death due to firearms, including homicide, suicide and accidental death. Along with homicide and aggravated assault data, gun-related mortality is another indicator
The rates were
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