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NCJ Number: 201797 Find in a Library
Title: Crime and the Nation's Households, 2002
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: February 2004
Page Count: 4
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
Rockville, MD 20849-6000
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: Survey
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This report presents findings for the crimes measured by the National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS), including vandalism and intimate partner violence.
Abstract: Data are presented by region, by urban, suburban, or rural location, and by household size. Overall trends since 1994 are also included. Highlights include the following: (1) in 2002 a violent crime against a person age 12 or older occurred in 3 percent of United States households; (2) in both 1994 and 2002, less than 1 percent of households included a member victimized by an intimate partner; and (3) about 5 percent of households were vandalized at least once during 2002. Figures, tables
Main Term(s): Victimization surveys
Index Term(s): Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS); Crime Statistics; National crime surveys
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