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Age Patterns in Violent Victimization, 1976-2000

NCJ Number
190104
Date Published
February 2002
Length
2 pages
Author(s)
Patsy Klaus; Callie M. Rennison Ph.D.
Agencies
BJS
Publication Series
Publication Type
Statistics
Annotation
This paper examines data from the National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS) and the FBI's Supplementary Homicide Reports on trends in violent crime by age in the United States.
Abstract
Murder and nonfatal violent crimes, as an aggregate, are examined separately. Although violent crime in general declined during 1976-2000, patterns for different age groups sometimes depart from overall trends. This report is one of a series on age patterns and criminal victimization. Previous reports include "Age Patterns of Victims of Serious Violent Crime" and "Crimes Against Persons Age 65 or Older."
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