Year: 1981 Source: International Journal of Aging and Human Development, v.14, no.3, (1981-82), p.167-175 SIEC No: 19840173

Presents data to suggest the extent to which rates for homicide, suicide, & all accidents have changed in the US for each age category from 1960-75. While homicide rates among the elderly have doubled over this period, there was an offsetting decrease in rates for the other violent causes of death, leading to a decline in the overall violent death rate.