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Table 2 Distribution of female strangulation by age group, 2001–2005 (N = 263)

From: Female homicidal strangulation in urban South Africa

Age group Johannesburg Cape Town Durban Pretoria
  Total deaths Rate/100,000 Total deaths Rate/100,000 Total deaths Rate/100,000 Total deaths Rate/100,000
0–9 2 0.15 3 0.23 2 0.14 1 0.12
10–19 4 0.32 8 0.57 10 0.64 1 0.11
20–29 13 0.70 26 1.71 17 1.00 12 1.16
30–39 13 0.84 14 1.06 22 1.72 7 0.75
40–49 5 0.45 11 1.07 10 1.04 2 0.30
50–59 6 0.94 14 2.29 5 0.85 3 0.75
60+ 11 1.70 16 2.37 21 3.28 4 0.95