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Title: Criminal Victimization in the United States, 1979
Corporate Author: Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS)
US Dept of Justice
Office of Justice Programs
United States of America
Date Published: 1981
Page Count: 114
Sponsoring Agency: Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS)
Washington, DC 20531
National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
Publication Number: NCS-N-119
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Document: PDF
Type: Statistics
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: Seventh in a series of annual reports from the National Crime Survey, this edition presents comprehensive data on selected crimes of violence and theft for calendar year 1979.
Abstract: Crimes not reported to the police as well as those reported are included. Statistics on victims, offenders, crime characteristics, and police reporting are provided. The data are from a representative sample of some 62,000 households across the country, collected at 6-month intervals. The following crimes are examined: the personal crimes of rape, robbery, assault, and personal larceny and the property crimes of residential burglary, household larceny, and motor vehicle theft. Selected findings from 103 statistical tables are presented, together with charts and graphs. Methodological information and technical notes are appended to aid interpretation of survey results. Data from this report were collected, processed, and analyzed by the U.S. Bureau of the Census. (Author abstract modified)
Index Term(s): Crime Statistics; National crime surveys; Property crime victims; Rape; Unreported crimes; Victimization surveys; Victims of Crime
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