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NCJ Number: 197838 Find in a Library
Title: Intimate Partner Violence, 1993-2001
Series: BJS Crime Data Briefs
Author(s): Callie Marie Rennison Ph.D.
Corporate Author: Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS)
US Dept of Justice
Office of Justice Programs
United States of America
Date Published: February 2003
Page Count: 2
Sponsoring Agency: Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS)
Washington, DC 20531
Justice Statistics Clearinghouse/NCJRS
Rockville, MD 20849
NCJRS Photocopy Services
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Justice Statistics Clearinghouse/NCJRS
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United States of America
Document: Agency Summary|PDF|Text
Agency Summary: 
Format: Document (Online)
Language: English
Country: United States of America
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.
Main Term(s): Violence
Index Term(s): Abusing spouses; Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS); Domestic assault; Female victims; Male female victim comparisons; Male survivors; National crime surveys; Victims of violent crime; Violent men; Violent women
Note: See NCJ-178247 for the detailed report.
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