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State Juvenile Correctional Facility Deaths, 2002-2005

Table 3. Number of deaths in State juvenile correctional facilities, by selected characteristics, 2002-2005
    Number of deaths in State juvenile correctional facilities
Characteristic  2002-2005  2002  2003  2004  2005
     Total 43 13 10 11 9
Gender          
  Male 38 11 10 10 7
  Female 5 2 0 1 2
Race/Hispanic origin          
  White, non-Hispanic 16 6 1 4 5
  Black, non-Hispanic 18 4 6 4 4
  Hispanic 6 2 2 2 0
  Other/multiple races 3 1 1 1 0
Age          
  10 or younger 0 0 0 0 0
  11-12 2 0 0 1 1
  13-15 8 4 1 1 2
  16-17 29 8 9 8 4
  18 or older 4 1 0 1 2
Note: Detail may not add to total due to missing data.
 Source: Deaths in Custody Reporting Program.
     See also Methodology