Juvenile violent crime rate in Hawaii

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Definitions: Rate of arrests for violent offenses among juveniles aged 10-17, per 100,000 juveniles

Data Source: The rates are calculated using the number of violent offenses provided by the State of Hawaii Uniform Crime Statistics and estimates for the population of juveniles ages 10-17 years provided by the National Center of Health Statistics. The data sources are as follows:

Hawai‘i State Attorney General. "Crime in Hawai‘i: A review of uniform crime reports, various years." Research & Statistics Branch: Crime Prevention & Justice Assistance Division.

National Center for Health Statistics. Ages 0 to 85 years and over. Vintage post-censal estimates of the resident population of the United States, by year, county, single-year of age (0, 1, 2, ..., 85 years and over), bridged race, Hispanic origin, and sex. Prepared under a collaborative arrangement with the U.S. Census Bureau. Available from: http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/nvss/bridged_race.htm.

Technical Note:
Offenses included in the count are murder, forcible rape, robbery, aggravated assault.

Regarding the denominators calculated using National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) Vintage postcensal estimates:  NCHS  populations are seasonally adjusted which means that every year, the estimates are revised to reflect updated input data and new NCHS population controls. The denominators using population estimates are not updated retrospectively. The denominator for this indicator is based on 2017 Vintage postcensal NCHS estimates.