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NCJ Number: 155661 Find in a Library
Title: Comparison Between Hawaii's 1993 Uniform Crime Reporting Program and Crime Victimization Survey Results
Author(s): T M Green; J R Richmond; J E Taira
Date Published: 1994
Page Count: 16
Sponsoring Agency: Hawaii Dept of the Attorney General
Honolulu, HI 96813
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Type: Survey
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This report compares the results from the 1993 annual Uniform Crime Reporting Program in Hawaii and a crime victimization survey published at the same time.
Abstract: This report examines the results of those two surveys and makes comparisons where appropriate. The first two sections compare the methodologies, and strengths and weaknesses of the UCR approach versus that of the victimization survey, and discusses the assumptions made when comparing statistical results. The statistics presented in the two reports are compared for rape, robbery, assault, and burglary/larceny-theft. The results of Hawaii's first comprehensive crime victimization survey are difficult to interpret; the percentage and number of crimes that apparently go unreported is shocking. Results of this comparison raise questions about the accuracy and reliability of both sources of data. 12 tables, 4 notes, and 24 references
Main Term(s): Statistics
Index Term(s): Hawaii; State Uniform Crime Reports; Victimization surveys; Victims of Crime
Note: Crime Trend Series, V 2, N 2.
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