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Intimate Partner Violence, 1993-2001

NCJ Number
197838
Date Published
February 2003
Length
2 pages
Author(s)
Callie Marie Rennison Ph.D.
Agencies
BJS
Publication Series
Annotation
This reports presents trends in intimate partner violence of persons age 12 or older in the United States using data from the National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS) and the FBI’s Supplementary Homicide Reports.
Abstract
Murder and nonfatal violent crimes, such as aggravated assault, simple assault, robbery, and rape/sexual assault, are examined for male and female victims. This Crime Data Brief updates some of the data in Intimate Partner Violence, a more detailed report on this subject published in 2000. Highlights include the following: the number of violent crimes by intimate partners against females declined from 1993 to 2001; intimate partner violence made up 20 percent of all nonfatal violent crime experienced by women in 2001; 1,247 women and 440 men were killed by an intimate partner in 2000.
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