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Household Poverty and Nonfatal Violent Victimization, 2008-2012

NCJ Number
248384
Date Published
November 2014
Length
18 pages
Agencies
BJS
Publication Series
Annotation
This Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) report presents findings from 2008 to 2012 on the relationship between households that were above or below the federal poverty level and nonfatal violent victimization, including rape or sexual assault, robbery, aggravated assault, and simple assault.
Abstract
Presents findings from 2008 to 2012 on the relationship between households that were above or below the federal poverty level and nonfatal violent victimization, including rape or sexual assault, robbery, aggravated assault, and simple assault. This report examines the violent victimization experiences of persons living in households at various levels of poverty, focusing on type of violence, victim's race or Hispanic origin, and location of residence.
Date Created: November 17, 2014