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Update on the NCVS Instrument Redesign: Results from a National Field Test

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This webinar will provide updates on efforts by the Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) to redesign the entire National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS) instrument. It will describe results from a large-scale national field test of the NCVS Instrument Redesign, specifically the performance of the current NCVS instrument and procedures to the new instrument. Learn more about:

  • BJS's decisions on the new survey instrument based on findings from the field test and other research 
  • the timeline for this multi-year redesign project, including anticipated milestones for the implementation phase 
  • improvements from the current instrument and changes to the methodology

Date Created: May 31, 2022