According to the death cerfiticates of the 65 510 California residents who died of homicide from 1970 through 1992, foreign-born persons are overrepresented in the homicides of California residents.
Analysis of homicide data for 15-to 34-year-olds (n=38 774), who account for a majority of all homicide victims, indicated that immigrant-to-nonimmigrant risk patterns differed by ethnicity and across time.
During the 23-year study period, foreign-born Whites, Hispanics, and Asians and others were at significantly higher risk and foreign-born Blacks were at a statistically similar risk of homicide compared with their US-born counterparts (risk ratio=2.12,1.24,1.72, and 0.60, respectively).
Mots-clés Pascal : Violence, Meurtre, Epidémiologie, Immigrant, Californie, Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique, Adolescent, Homme, Adulte jeune, Ethnie
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Violence, Murder, Epidemiology, Immigrant, California, United States, North America, America, Adolescent, Human, Young adult, Ethnic group
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Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 96-0275094
Code Inist : 002B18C04. Création : 199608.