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Risks of Violence in Major Daily Activities: United States, 2003-2005

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Date Published
November 2010
549 pages
The purpose of this dissertation was to quantify the risk of violence in different activities and types of places. Risk of violence poses a distinct challenge because the routine activity patterns of individuals vary.
Using data from the National Crime Victimization Survey and American Time Use Survey, activity- and place-specific rates of violence are calculated to determine (a) which activity or type of place is the most dangerous, (b) the relative risk of activities and types of place, and (c) how activity- and place-specific risks vary between demographic subgroups.

Date Published: November 1, 2010