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Publication Criminal Victimization in the United States, 1995

Patsy A. Klaus, Cathy T. Maston

May 1, 2000    NCJ 171129

Presents detailed data on major variables measured by the National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS) for 1995 that covers --

  • crimes of violence (rape, sexual assault, robbery, assault) and theft (pocket picking, purse snatching, burglary, theft, and motor vehicle theft), with data on victim characteristics (sex, age, race, ethnicity, marital status, education, 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 sex);
  • whether crimes were reported to the police and reasons why; and police response time for reported crimes.

Part of the Criminal Victimization in the United States Series

Full Report (PDF 744K)
Full Report (ASCII file 111K)
Full Report - Zip format (Spreadsheet 301K)
Chapter 1: Introduction (PDF 75K)
Chapter 2: Demography of victims (PDF 188K)
Chapter 2: Demography of victims - Zip format (Spreadsheet 63K)
Chapter 3: Victims and offenders (PDF 175K)
Chapter 3: Victims and offenders - Zip format (Spreadsheet 57K)
Chapter 4: Geography (PDF 135K)
Chapter 4: Geography - Zip format (Spreadsheet 57K)
Chapter 5: The crime event (PDF 210K)
Chapter 5: The crime event - Zip format (Spreadsheet 77K)
Chapter 6: Victims and the criminal justice system (PDF 169K)
Chapter 6: Victims and the criminal justice system (Spreadsheet 49K)
Appendices (PDF 77K)
Appendices (ASCII file 59K)

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National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS)

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