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Table 1 Firearm-related Workplace Homicides Violence Typology Counts, by Motivation and Circumstance, CFOI, 2011–2015

From: Workplace homicides committed by firearm: recent trends and narrative text analysis

  Typologya Total
(n = 1553)
P-value
Assailant unknown, criminal intent
(Type I)
Customers or clients
(Type II)
Co-worker or work associate
(Type III)
Personal relationship
(Type IV)
Unknown typologyb
Motivation        P < 0.0001
 Non-robbery-motivated
 n (%)
175 (23.5) 157 (21.1) 200 (26.9) 179 (24.1) 33 (4.4) 744  
 Robbery-motivated
 n (%)
592 (95.6) -- (--) 12 (1.9) 10 (1.6) -- (--) 619  
 Unknown Motivation
 n (%) c
54 (28.4) 17 (9) 4 (2.1) 5 (2.6) 110 (57.9) 190  
Circumstanced        P < 0.0001
 Arguments
 n (%)
42 (12.2) 142 (41.3) 114 (33.1) 36 10.5) 10 (2.9) 344  
 Conflicts
 n (%)
15 (6.8) 4 (1.8) 66 (30) 132 (60) 3 (1.4) 220  
 Other Circumstances
 n (%)
118 (65.6) 11 (6.1) 20 (11.1) 11 (6.1) 20 (11.1) 180  
  1. Fatal injury counts were generated by authors with restricted access to BLS CFOI microdata. Row may not add up to 100 due to rounding. Firearm-related workplace homicide defined by Occupational Injury and Illness Classification System codes as: Nature of injury/illness (1340); Event or Exposure (1111); Source of Injury/Illness (57, excluding 578); Secondary source of injury/illness (78, excluding 7813)
  2. -- Indicates no data or data that do not meet BLS publication criteria
  3. aTypology consists of the following OIICS source codes: Type I (5770, 5771, 5772, 5773, 5779); Type II (5730, 5740, 5750); Type III (5720); Type IV (5710, 5711, 5712, 5719, 5760); Unknown (5700, 5790)
  4. bUnknown typology refers to cases where there was not enough information pertaining to the perpetrator to characterize violence typology
  5. cUnknown motivation refers to cases where there was not enough information pertaining to what motivated the workplace homicide
  6. dCircumstance coded only among cases confirmed to be non-robbery-motivated (n = 744)