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Publication Assessing the Coverage and Reliability of Subnational Geographic Identifiers in the NCVS Public-Use File

Bonnie E. Shook-Sa, M.A.S., Philip Lee, B.S., Marcus Berzofsky, DrPH, RTI International

December 28, 2015    NCJ 249467

Examines the coverage and reliability of the National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS) sample in the subnational geographic areas that can be created from the public-use files by combining Census region, population size, and urbanicity. It examines coverage for generic areas, reweighting methods, and the reliability of generalized variance function estimates for generic areas. It also summarizes key findings and provides overall recommendations.

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