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Pub. Type:
Report
Title:
Prevalence of Violent Crime among Households with Children, 1993-2010
Subtitle/Series Name:
Special Report
Abstract:
Presents data from the National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS) on nonfatal violent crime involving members of a household as victims and reports on the annual prevalence of that violent crime among U.S. households with children from 1993 to 2010. The report estimates the number of children age 17 or younger living in households in which at least one household member age 12 or older experienced violent crime during a given year. As defined in NCVS, nonfatal violent victimizations include rape, sexual assault, robbery, aggravated assault, and simple assault. Estimates of the number of children are provided by age of children (ages 0 to 11 and ages 12 to 17), type of crime, and location of the crime. The report also examines households that experienced violent crime by whether children lived in the household, type of crime, and location of the crime. Data on victimized households by type, composition, and characteristic are also presented. source
Issue/No.:
NCJ 238799
Producer:
United States Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Bureau of Justice Statistics
Place of Production:
Washington, DC

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