Violent Crime Offenses Rate per 100,000 Inhabitants. Violent crimes include murders and non-negligent manslaughter, forcible rapes, robberies, and aggravated assaults. U.S. rate does not include territories.
Percent of the Total Population Who are Black or African American Alone, 2004, according to the American Community Survey
This ranks each of the "shall issue" CCW states by the percentage of adults who have a permit to carry a concealed firearm.
U.S. total excludes territories.
A trauma center is a hospital that is designated by a state or local authority or is verified by the American College of Surgeons. Hospitals that are solely pediatric trauma centers are not included in this report. A level I trauma center provides the highest level of surgical care to trauma patients. It has a full range of specialists and equipment available 24 hours a day and admits a minimum required annual volume of severely injured patients. A level II trauma center works in...
Age-adjusted rates per 100,000 U.S. standard population. Populations used for computing death rates are postcensal estimates based on the 2000 census estimated as of July 1, 2006. Since death rates are affected by the population composition of a given area, age-adjusted death rates should be used for comparisons between areas because they control for differences in population composition. Data are for 2006.
(1) Data refer to members of a labor union or an employee association similar to a union.
(2) Data refer to both union members and workers who report no union affiliation but whose jobs are covered by a union or an employee association contract.
NOTE: Data refer to the sole or principal job of full- and part-time wage and salary workers. All self-employed workers are excluded, both those with incorporated businesses as well as those with unincorporated businesses...