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NCJ Number: 194107 Find in a Library
Title: Crime and the Nation's Households, 2000 with Trends, 1994-2000
Series: BJS Bulletins
Author(s): Patsy A. Klaus
Corporate Author: Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS)
US Dept of Justice
Office of Justice Programs
United States of America
Date Published: September 2002
Page Count: 8
Sponsoring Agency: Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS)
Washington, DC 20531
Justice Statistics Clearinghouse/NCJRS
Rockville, MD 20849
NCJRS Photocopy Services
Rockville, MD 20849-6000
Sale Source: NCJRS Photocopy Services
Box 6000
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United States of America

Justice Statistics Clearinghouse/NCJRS
P.O. Box 6000
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Document: Agency Summary|PDF
Agency Summary: 
Type: Statistics
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This document examines the percentage of households experiencing one or more crimes in 2000, with trends since 1994.
Abstract: The percentages of households victimized by vandalism or by intimate partner violence are estimated from the National Crime Victimization Survey for the first time. Prevalence measures show the percentage of households affected by crime -- a perspective absent in crime counts of criminal incidents. Data are presented by race, ethnicity, place of residence, region, and size of household. Highlights include the following: (1) in 2000, 16 percent of U.S. households had a household member who was victimized by a crime of violence or theft; (2) of the 4 percent of households which experienced a violent crime, 3 percent experienced an aggravated or simple assault; and (3) about 14 percent of households experienced a property crime of household burglary, motor vehicle theft or property theft. 4 figures, 5 tables, 9 references
Main Term(s): National crime surveys; Victimization surveys
Index Term(s): Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS); Crime Statistics; Crime surveys; Property crime victims; Surveys; Victimization; Violent crime statistics
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