Data & Publications

Data Briefs

Data Brief: Young Black Women at Higher Risk of Homicide in Illinois 2016-2017

Data Brief: Women and Suicide in Illinois, 2016 and 2017

Fact Sheet: 2016-2017 Violent Deaths Among Women in Illinois 

Data Brief: Adolescent Firearm Homicide in Chicago 2013–2017: Young Black Males at High Risk

Data Brief: Elder Suicides 2015

Data Brief: Infant Deaths in Cook County 2015 and 2016

Data Brief: Suicide Rate Rises Among Illinois Youth Ages 10 to 17

Data Brief: Homicides in Chicago Community Areas 2007-2015: Concentrated Risk and Stable Rates

Data Brief: The Role of Alcohol in Homicide: 2015

Data Brief: Intimate Partner Homicides in Illinois: 2005 through 2010

Data Brief: Suicides in Chicago Decline from 2005 to 2015.

Data Brief: Homicides in Chicago: 2005, 2010 and 2015
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Safe States Alliance Report: NVDRS Stories from the Frontlines

Data Brief: The Illinois Violent Death Reporting System, July 2015.

Data Brief: Circumstances Surrounding Suicide by Age Group, Illinois Violent Death reporting system. Sept 2014.

Data Brief: Alcohol in Victims of Homicide, Illinois Violent Death Reporting System. June 2014.

Community Health Needs Assessment 2013, Ann Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago. Dec 2013.

Data Brief: Examining Suicides in Illinois, 2005-2008, Illinois Violent Death Reporting System. Dec 2011.

Data Brief: Homicides of School-Aged Children and Adolescents, Illinois Violent Death Reporting System. May 2011.

Report: Gun Violence among School-Age Youth in Chicago, The University of Chicago Crime Lab. Acknowledgement. Mar 2009.

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