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NCJRS Celebrates National Library Week April 12-18

National Library Week

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NCJ Number: NCJ 194530     Find in a Library
Title: Rape and Sexual Assault: Reporting to Police and Medical Attention, 1992-2000
  Document URL: Text PDF 
  Agency Summary: Agency Summary 
Author(s): Callie Marie Rennison Ph.D.
Corporate Author: Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS)
US Dept of Justice
Office of Justice Programs
United States of America
Date Published: 08/2002
Page Count: 4
  Series: BJS Selected Findings
  Annotation: This report presents information on the consequences of rape and sexual assault for female victims.
Abstract: The study provides the percentages of completed rape, attempted rape, and sexual assault of females that were reported to the police in 1992-2000. The report provides the percentage of victims that were injured and treated from a completed rape, attempted rape, or sexual assault. It presents the percentage of those who reported to the police, and the percentage of those victims who received treatment and whose victimization was reported to the police. Highlights include the following: (1) all rapes, 39 percent of attempted rapes, and 17 percent of sexual assaults against females resulted in injured victims, 1992-2000; (2) when a rape or sexual assault was reported to the police, the victim was the most likely to report it; and 45 percent of injured female victims of a reported attempted rape compared to 22 percent of injured victims of an unreported attempted rape received medical treatment, 1992-2000. 3 figures, 4 tables
Main Term(s): Victimization surveys ; Rape statistics ; Sexual assault statistics
Index Term(s): Rape ; Crime surveys ; Unreported crimes ; Offense statistics ; Sexual assault victims ; Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) ; Female victims
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Type: Statistics
Country: United States of America
Language: English
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