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Data Collection: Emergency Room Statistics on Intentional Violence
Status: Inactive
Frequency: 1994
Latest data available: 1994

Collects data on intentional injuries, such as domestic violence, rape, and child abuse, from a national sample of hospital emergency rooms. Through the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission's National Electronic Injury Surveillance System (NEISS), information is obtained on characteristics of the victim and offender, victim-offender relationship, alcohol/drug involvement in the incident, and circumstances of the injury.

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Publications & Products

The following publications and products were generated by BJS using data from this collection.

Violence-Related Injuries Treated in Hospital Emergency Departments Presents findings from a study of violence-related injuries treated in hospital emergency departments in 1994.
  Press Release (6K) | PDF (87K) | ASCII file (60K) | Codebooks and Datasets

Federal Drug Law Violators Analysis of 1979 integrated data base data from 10 pretrial service districts indicate that 64 percent of Federal drug law offenders were involved with some level of selling, distributing, or dispensing controlled substances.

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