ABSTRACT OBJECTIVE:To analyze the socioeconomic background and its relationship with spatial distribution of mortality due to violence.
METHODS:Ecological study conducted to explore the space distribution of mortality due to violence in the city of Vitória, Southeastern Brazil, between 2000 and 2003, based on population and socioeconomic information. Mortality data were correlated with information on victim's place of residence, type of violence, gender, and skin color. Data were analyzed using space average,… Show more
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