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NCJ Number: 211511 Find in a Library
Title: Crime and the Nation's Households, 2004
Series: BJS Bulletins
Author(s): Patsy Klaus
Corporate Author: Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS)
US Dept of Justice
Office of Justice Programs
United States of America
Date Published: April 2006
Page Count: 4
Sponsoring Agency: Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS)
Washington, DC 20531
Justice Statistics Clearinghouse/NCJRS
Rockville, MD 20849
Sale Source: Justice Statistics Clearinghouse/NCJRS
P.O. Box 6000
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Document: Agency Summary|PDF|Text
Agency Summary: 
Type: Statistics
Format: Document (Online)
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This report presents information on the percentage of households or persons in households who are victimized as measured by the National Crime Victimization Survey.
Abstract: Findings are presented by region; urban, suburban, or rural location; and by household size. This annual report also includes overall trends since 1994 and includes vandalism and intimate partner violence. Highlights include the following: (1) both violent and property crimes declined between 1994 and 2004; (2) about 1 in every 27 households in 2004 were either burglarized or had a member age 12 or older who was a victim of violent crime committed by a stranger; and (3) in 2004 about 1 in 250 households included a member victimized by an intimate partner, such as a spouse, ex-spouse, boyfriend, or girlfriend. Tables, figures
Main Term(s): Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS); Victimization surveys
Index Term(s): Burglary victims; Domestic assault; Violent crimes
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