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Table 3 Characteristics of the victims of Firearm-related Workplace Homicides by Motivation and Violence Typology, CFOI 2011–2015

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

  Robbery-Motivateda Non-robbery motivated
Type I Total
(n = 616)
Type I Type II Type III Type IV Total
(n = 711)
Industryb
(n, %)
 Labor 60 (93.8) 64 22 (16.7) 14 (10.6) 67 (50.8) 29 (22) 132
 Retail 386 (95.6) 404 33 (16.3) 78 (38.4) 37 (18.2) 55 (27.1) 203
 Transportation 85 (98.8) 86 18 (34.6) 12 (23.1) 11 (21.2) 11 (21.2) 52
 Health care 5 (100) 5 5 (10.4) 8 (16.7) 9 (18.8) 26 (54.2) 48
 Professional 21 (100) 21 10 (15.4) 18 (27.7) 20 (30.8) 17 (26.2) 65
 Education/arts 6 (100) 6 13 (30.2) 9 (20.9) 11 (25.6) 10 (23.3) 43
 Public Administration 6 (100) 6 45 (56.3) 0 (0.0) 32 (40) 3 (3.8) 80
 Other 23 (95.8) 24 29 (33) 18 (20.5) 13 (14.8) 28 (31.8) 88
Gender
(n, %)
 Female 57 (95) 60 29 (16) 15 (8.3) 27 (14.9) 110 (60.8) 181
 Male 535 (96.2) 556 146 (27.6) 142 (26.8) 173 (32.6) 69 (13) 530
Age
(n, %)
 16–19 10 (90.9) 11 -- (--) -- (--) 3 (37.5) 3 (37.5) 8
 20–24 51 (96.2) 53 8 (15.7) 16 (31.4) 15 (29.4) 12 (23.5) 51
 25–34 110 (94.5) 116 44 (28) 34 (21.7) 44 (28) 35 (22.3) 157
 35–44 109 (96.5) 113 46 (26.6) 37 (21.4) 38 (22) 52 (30.1) 173
 45–54 158 (95.8) 165 37 (19.3) 42 (21.9) 59 (30.7) 54 (28.1) 192
 55–64 112 (98.5) 114 26 (27.1) 19 (19.8) 32 (33.3) 19 (19.8) 96
 65+ 42 (95.5) 44 13 (38.2) 8 (23.5) 9 (26.5) 4 (11.8) 34
Race
(n, %)
 White 298 (95.8) 311 118 (27.8) 75 (17.7) 128 (30.2) 103 (24.3) 424
 Non-White 294 (96.4) 305 57 (19.9) 82 (28.6) 72 (25.1) 76 (26.5) 287
Ethnicity
(n, %)
 Hispanic 98 (99) 99 27 (21.6) 30 (24) 36 (28.8) 32 (25.6) 125
 Non-Hispanic 493 (95.5) 516 147 (25.3) 126 (12.7) 163 (28.1) 144 (24.8) 580
  1. Fatal injury counts were generated by authors with restricted access to BLS CFOI microdata. Table excludes 146 workplace homicides without a known typology. The following characteristics contain missing information: There are 7 cases with missing ethnicity information
  2. -- Indicates no data or data that do not meet BLS publication criteria
  3. aExcludes 24 type II-type IV firearm-related workplace homicides
  4. bIndustry was determined by combined North American Industry Classification System codes. Labor industry consists of Agriculture, Mining, Utilities, Construction, Manufacturing, Wholesale, and Waste Management. Retail industry consist of Retail and Accommodations/food services. Professional industries consist of Finance/insurance, Information, Real Estate, Professional Scientific Services, Managers. All other categories are self-contained NAICS codes