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Age Patterns in Violent Victimization, 1976-2000

NCJ Number
190104
Date Published
February 2002
Author(s)
Patsy A. Klaus, Bureau of Justice Statistics; Callie Marie Rennison, Ph.D., Bureau of Justice Statistics
Agencies
BJS
Publication Type
Publication
Annotation
Examines data from the National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS) and the FBI's Supplementary Homicide Reports on trends in violent crime by age in the United States.
Abstract

Examines data from the National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS) and the FBIs Supplementary Homicide Reports on trends in violent crime by age in the United States. Murder and nonfatal violent crimes, as an aggregate, are examined separately. Although violent crime in general declined during 1976-2000, patterns for different age groups sometimes depart from overall trends.

This report is one of a series on age patterns and criminal victimization. Previous reports include:

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