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Complete Health Indicator Report of Injury - Intimate Partner Violence

Definition

Number of reported incidents of intimate partner violence.

Numerator

Number of reported intimate partner violence incidents

Denominator

Number of persons in the population

Why Is This Important?

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.

How Do We Compare With the U.S.?

Domestic violence rates are higher in New Mexico than in the U.S.


Related Indicators

Risk Factors

Women were more likely to be victims of domestic violence. 34% of domestic violence incidents in 2007 were alcohol-related.

Related Risk Factors Indicators:




Graphical Data Views

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

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CountyIncidents per 1,000 PopulationNoteNumer- atorDenom- inator
Record Count: 33
Bernalillo13.58,510629,292
Catron0.0Incomplete reporting
Chaves8.049862,595
Cibola9.024627,261
Colfax4.96513,216
Curry8.538645,328
De Baca0.0Incomplete reporting
Dona Ana14.52,882198,791
Eddy9.246751,002
Grant7.622729,699
Guadalupe10.6474,447
Harding0.0Incomplete reporting
Hidalgo6.9344,945
Lea11.868358,043
Lincoln0.0Incomplete reporting
Los Alamos1.93618,558
Luna0.0Incomplete reporting
McKinley13.292470,059
Mora2.8145,069
Otero11.974963,129
Quay30.52748,971
Rio Arriba0.0Incomplete reporting
Roosevelt5.510519,142
Sandoval0.0Incomplete reporting
San Juan12.11,487122,427
San Miguel9.928328,655
Santa Fe10.71,533142,955
Sierra0.0Incomplete reporting
Socorro9.916318,118
Taos8.527031,608
Torrance5.89716,598
Union31.41193,792
Valencia6.445871,364

Data Notes

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, nmcsaas@swep.com.

More Resources and Links

Evidence-based community health improvement ideas and interventions may be found at the following sites:

Additional indicator data by state and county may be found on these Websites:

Medical literature can be queried at the PubMed website.

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