Prognosis of Homicide


About prognosis: The 'prognosis' of Homicide usually refers to the likely outcome of Homicide. The prognosis of Homicide may include the duration of Homicide, chances of complications of Homicide, probable outcomes, prospects for recovery, recovery period for Homicide, survival rates, death rates, and other outcome possibilities in the overall prognosis of Homicide. Naturally, such forecast issues are by their nature unpredictable.

Average life years lost from Homicide: 44.9 years (SEER)1; 46.0 in North Carolina2; 46.1 average YPLL/person for homicide in Michigan3.
Deaths from Homicide: 16,889 annual deaths in 1999 (NVSR Sep 2001)

1. SEER Cancer Statistics Review 1975-2000, National Cancer Institute (NCI)
2. Years of Potential Life Lost in North Carolina, NCMJ March/April 2002, Volume 63, Number 2
3. Division for Vital Records and Health Statistics, MDCH, Michigan, USA

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