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Title: Criminal Victimization in the United States, 1995
Author(s): Patsy Klaus; Cathy Maston
Corporate Author: Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS)
US Dept of Justice
Office of Justice Programs
United States of America
Date Published: 2000
Page Count: 182
Sponsoring Agency: Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS)
Washington, DC 20531
Indiana University Purdue University, Research Support Funds
Indianapolis, IN 46202
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Type: Report (Annual/Periodic)
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This document contains statistics on criminal victimization in the United States, 1995.
Abstract: The document presents detailed data on major variables measured by the National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS) for 1995 that covers crimes of violence (rape, sexual assault, robbery, assault) and theft (pocket picking, purse snatching, burglary, theft, and motor vehicle theft), with data on 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, victims’ perceptions of substance use by offenders and of offender characteristics (age, race, and sex); whether crimes were reported to the police and reasons why, and police response time for reported crimes. Figures, tables, appendixes
Main Term(s): Statistics
Index Term(s): Crime Statistics; Criminology; National crime surveys; Offender profiles; Offenders; Offense characteristics; Offenses; Victim profiles; Victimization
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