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Crime and the Nation's Households, 2002

NCJ Number
201797
Author(s)
Patsy A. Klaus
Date Published
February 2004
Length
4 pages
Publication Series
Annotation
This report presents findings for the crimes measured by the National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS), including vandalism and intimate partner violence.
Abstract

Presents findings for the crimes measured by NCVS, including vandalism and intimate partner violence. Data are presented by region, by urban, suburban or rural location and by household size. Overall trends since 1994 are also included.

  • In 2002 a violent crime against a person age 12 or older occurred in 3% of U.S. households.
  • In both 1994 and 2002, less than 1% of households included a member victimized by an intimate partner.
  • About 5% of households were vandalized at least once during 2002.

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