Complete Health Indicator Report of Injury - Intimate Partner Violence
DefinitionNumber of reported incidents of intimate partner violence.
NumeratorNumber of reported intimate partner violence incidents
DenominatorNumber 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.
Risk FactorsWomen 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
|County||Incidents per 1,000 Population||Note||Numer- ator||Denom- inator|
Record Count: 33
|De Baca||0.0||Incomplete reporting|
|Rio Arriba||0.0||Incomplete reporting|
Data NotesNot 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 SourceThe New Mexico Interpersonal Violence Data Central Repository, firstname.lastname@example.org.
More Resources and LinksEvidence-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:
- CDC's Prevention Status Reports for all 50 states
- CDC WONDER's DATA2020 data search tool.
- County Health Rankings
- Kaiser Family Foundation's StateHealthFacts.org
Medical literature can be queried at the PubMed website.
Page Content Updated On 12/17/2008, Published on 10/28/2015