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Health Indicator Report of Injury - Intimate Partner Violence

According to the Survey of Violence Victimization in New Mexico conducted in 2007, 1 in 4 (24%) New Mexican adults, and 1 in 3 adult females (32%) will be victims of domestic violence in their lifetime. One-third of domestic violence cases reported to law enforcement resulted in injury to the victim; and 18% of the total homicides in New Mexico were related to domestic violence.

Reported Incidents of Intimate Partner Violence per 1,000 population by County, New Mexico, 2007


Not all counties had complete reporting in 2007. Click on the "View Graph Values" link (above, right) for county reporting status. Incomplete reporting means that the law enforcement agency(s) from the largest city in the county did not report or reported less than a full year of Intimate Partner violence data for 2007.

Data Source

The New Mexico Interpersonal Violence Data Central Repository,


Number of reported incidents of intimate partner violence.


Number of reported intimate partner violence incidents


Number of persons in the population

How Do We Compare With the U.S.?

Domestic violence rates are higher in New Mexico than in the U.S.
Page Content Updated On 12/17/2008, Published on 10/28/2015
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Content updated: Thu, 29 Oct 2015 11:20:24 MDT