The respondent’s age on the last day of the month before the interview. The NCVS collects information on household members age 12 or older.
The data visualization tool uses this coding for age:
- 12 to 14
- 15 to 17
- 18 to 20
- 21 to 24
- 25 to 34
- 35 to 49
- 50 to 64
- 65 or older
An attack or attempted attack with a weapon, regardless of whether the victim is injured, or an attack without a weapon when serious injury results.
Annual household income
An unlawful physical attack or threat of attack. Assaults may be classified as aggravated or simple. Rape, attempted rape, and sexual assaults are excluded from this category, as well as robbery and attempted robbery. The severity of assaults ranges from minor threats to nearly fatal incidents.
Automated Fingerprint Identification System (AFIS)
Average annual change
Average (mean) annual change across a specific period.
Average daily population
Bench trial (nonjury trial)
Burglary - Includes only crimes where the offender committed or attempted a theft.
Trespassing - Includes crimes where the offender did not commit or attempt a theft. Does not include trespassing on land.
The number of inmates that planners or architects intended for a facility.
The maximum number of beds reported across the three capacity measures: design capacity, operational capacity, and rated capacity.
The minimum number of beds across three capacity measures: design capacity, operational capacity, and rated capacity.
The number of inmates that can be accommodated based on a facility's staff, existing programs, and services.
The number of beds or inmates assigned by a rating official to institutions within a jurisdiction.
Capital punishment refers to the process of sentencing convicted offenders to death for the most serious crimes (capital crimes) and carrying out that sentence. The specific offenses and circumstances that determine if a crime is eligible for a death sentence are defined by statute and are prescribed by Congress or any state legislature.