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Jennifer Truman, Ph.D., BJS Statistician
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.
Publications and Products
Violence-Related Injuries Treated in Hospital Emergency Departments
Federal Drug Law Violators
Date Created: May 26, 2009