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Table 2 Distribution of cases by age group and method of homicide

From: Child homicide in northern Tunisia: a retrospective study of forensic autopsy cases

Age group 1–4 years 5–9 years 10–14 years 15–18 years Total
Homicide method Sharp force 4 4 0 26 34
Firearm 1 1 0 4 6
Blunt trauma 6 2 4 10 22
Drowning 1 0 1 1 3
Strangulation/suffocation 1 2 3 2 8
Burn 1 0 1 2 4
Combined method 0 1 3 2 6