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Criminal Victimization in the United States, 1994

NCJ Number
T Dorsey; J Robinson
Date Published
May 1997
167 pages
This report presents statistics on victimization, victim and offender characteristics, household characteristics, victim crime reporting, and types of offenses, based on the 1994 National Crime Victimization Survey.

This final annual report gives detail 1994 data for the National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS). It presents the major variables measured in the survey in 118 data tables covering crimes of violence (rape, sexual assault, robbery, assault) and theft (pocket picking, purse snatching, burglary, theft, and motor vehicle theft). Tables from the report cover victim characteristics (sex, age, race, ethnicity, marital status, education, income, and residence); crime characteristics (time and place of occurrence, distance from home, weapon use, self-protection, injury, medical care, economic loss, and time lost from work); victim-offender relationship; substance use by offenders; offender characteristics (age, race, and sex); whether crimes were reported to police; reasons for reporting or not; and police response time for reported crime.