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.
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.
DefinitionNumber of reported incidents of intimate partner violence.
NumeratorNumber of reported intimate partner violence incidents
DenominatorNumber 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