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NCJ Number: 113587 Find in a Library
Title: Criminal Victimization 1987
Author(s): K H Shim; M M DeBerry
Corporate Author: Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS)
US Dept of Justice
Office of Justice Programs
United States of America
Date Published: 1988
Page Count: 6
Sponsoring Agency: Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS)
Washington, DC 20531
Document: PDF
Type: Statistics
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: These data from the National Crime Survey (NCS), which measures both reported and unreported crimes, update the preliminary estimates of victimization in 1987, which were released in March 1988.
Abstract: The NCS measures selected personal and household offenses through interviews at 6-month intervals with households that compose a representative national sample. The data presented in this report cover victimization trends for 1973-87; victimization levels for selected crimes, 1973-87; changes in victimization levels and rates for personal and household crimes, 1986-87; victimization rates for such crimes, 1973-87; and comparison of changes in victimization rates for these crimes, 1973-87. Tables and figures also address trends in victimization rates of personal crimes, 1973-87; victimization rates for personal and household crimes by region, 1986-87; trends in victimization rates of household crimes, 1973-87; and victimizations reported to the police, 1973-87. Remaining data encompass trends in reporting crimes to the police, 1973-87 and preliminary estimates and final results for 1987 victimization levels and rates. The overall level of crime increased marginally, but the victimization rate remained stable from last year. 4 figures, 7 tables.
Main Term(s): Victimization surveys
Index Term(s): National crime statistics; Trend analysis
Note: Bureau of Justice Statistics Bulletin for October 1988.
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