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State Juvenile Correctional Facility Deaths, 2002-2005

Table 5. Number of deaths in State juvenile correctional facilities, by State, 2002-2005
    Number of deaths in State juvenile correctional facilities
Region 2002-2005 2002 2003 2004 2005
     All States 43 13 10 11 9
Northeast 2 0 1 1 0
  Massachusetts 2 0 1 1 0
Midwest 12 6 1 4 1
  Illinois 3 1 0 2 0
  Kansas 1 1 0 0 0
  Michigan 3 3 0 0 0
  Missouri 1 0 0 1 0
  North Dakota 1 0 0 1 0
  Ohio 2 0 1 0 1
  South Dakota 1 1 0 0 0
South 20 4 5 5 6
  Arkansas 2 1 0 0 1
  District of Columbia 1 0 0 0 1
  Florida 4 1 2 0 1
  Georgia 4 1 1 0 2
  Louisiana 3 0 1 1 1
  Maryland 1 1 0 0 0
  North Carolina 1 0 0 1 0
  Tennessee 1 0 0 1 0
  Texas 3 0 1 2 0
West 9 3 3 1 2
  Arizona 3 2 1 0 0
  Colorado 1 0 0 / 1
  Idaho 3 1 2 0 0
  Nevada 1 0 0 0 1
  Oregon 1 0 0 1 0
Note: Only States that reported at least one death are shown. California did not report data in 2004 or 2005, Colorado did not report data in 2004, and Rhode Island did not report data in 2005.
/ Not reported
Source: Deaths in Custody Reporting Program.
     See also Methodology