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Violent Deaths By Type,
Wisconsin 2004-2008

Year Suicide Homicide Undetermined Intent Other
2004 650 159 68 5
2005 657 232 70 15
2006 660 192 53 15
2007 722 194 74 16
2008 742 160 67 15

Source: Wisconsin Violent Death Reporting System — Death certificates, Office of Health Informatics, Division of Public Health, Wisconsin Department of Health Services; coroner and medical examiner (CME) reports from county and city CME offices; crime lab information from two Wisconsin crime labs; law enforcement information from jurisdictional police agencies. Information from these sources is abstracted by staff in the Office of Health Informatics to create a single file for each case of violent death that occurs in Wisconsin.

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Last Revised:  December 13, 2010