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Data Table Criminal Victimization in the United States -- Statistical Tables, 1997

September 1, 2000    NCJ 174446

Presents tables with detailed data on major variables measured by the National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS). Topics covered include --

  • crimes of violence (rape, gender, sexual assault, robbery, assault) and theft (pocket picking, purse snatching, burglary, theft, and motor vehicle theft), with data on victim characteristics (gender, age, race, ethnicity, marital status, income, and residence)
  • crime characteristics (time and place of occurrence, distance from home, weapon use, self-protection, injury, medical care, economic loss, and time lost from work)
  • victim-offender relationship
  • victims' perceptions of substance use by offenders and of offender characteristics (age, race, and gender)
  • whether crimes were reported to the police and reasons why
  • police response time for reported crimes

Part of the Criminal Victimization in the United States Series

Complete set of tables (PDF 483K)
Complete set of tables - Zip format (Spreadsheet 284K)
Demography of victims (PDF 131K)
Demography of victims - Zip format (Spreadsheet 64K)
Victims and offenders (PDF 123K)
Victims and offenders - Zip format (Spreadsheet 60K)
Geography (PDF 90K)
Geography - Zip format (Spreadsheet 35K)
The crime event (PDF 152K)
The crime event - Zip format (Spreadsheet 81K)
Victims and the criminal justice system (PDF 115K)
Victims and the criminal justice system - Zip format (Spreadsheet 52K)
Series victimizations (PDF 56K)
Series victimizations - Zip format (Spreadsheet 5K)
Methodology (PDF 152K)
Methodology (ASCII file 46K)
NCVS questionnaires
Codebooks and Datasets

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