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What are Victimization Surveys?

Victimization surveys, ask crime victims about offenses committed against them

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What is the U.S.’s primary victimization survey?

National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS)

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The National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS) has been conducted yearly since the mid _____s.

1970s

4

The National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS) samples between _______ and ________ people.

50,000
100,000

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Data from NCVS indicates that households “touched” by crime has _________ from over 30% in the 1980’s, to less than ___% (in 2011)

decreased
12%

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Data from NCVS indicates that households “touched” by crime has decreased from over ___% in the _____’s, to less than 12% (in 2011)

30%
1980

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violent victimization rates are higher for ____ than women for all types of violent crime except rape and sexual assaults 

men

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violent victimization rates are higher for men than women for all types of violent crime except _____ and _______ ________ 

rape
sexual assaults

9

______ have higher violent victimization rates than whites and “other” racial groups

blacks

10

________ have higher violent victimization risks than non-hispanics for all offenses except aggravated assaults 

hispanics

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hispanics have higher violent victimization risks than non-hispanics for all offenses except __________ _________ 

aggravated assaults

12

18-20yr olds have the highest risks of violent victimization for all violent offenses except _______. 

robbery

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___-___yr olds have the highest risks of violent victimization for all violent offenses except robbery. 

18-20

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21-24yr olds have the highest rate of _______ victimization

robbery

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___-___yr olds have the highest rate of robbery victimization

21-24

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Victimization rates for each type of violent crime generally decreases after ___-___yr old

18-24

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high rates of violent victimization for all types of crimes found in households w/ income less than _______

15,000

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_______ and __________ states have the highest rates of violent victimization.

Western
Midwestern

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The _____ has the highest overall rate and rate for robbery and simple assault

West

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The West has the highest overall rate and rate for _______ and ______ ________

robbery
simple assault

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The _______ has the highest victimization rate for rape/sexual assault and aggravated assault 

Midwest

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The Midwest has the highest victimization rate for _____/________ assault and __________ assault 

rape
sexual
aggravated

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__________ states have the lowest risks of violent victimization overall and for most types of violent offenses.

Southern

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______ areas have higher violent victimization rate than suburban and rural areas for all crimes except rape/assault. 

Urban

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Urban areas have higher violent victimization rate than suburban and rural areas for all crimes except _____/________. 

rape
assault

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_______ victimization rates are slightly higher in rural than urban areas 

Sexual

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Sexual victimization rates are slightly higher in ______ than urban areas 

rural

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Generally, urban areas with a population between ________ and __ _______ have the highest risks of violent victimization for each type of offense 

250,000
1 million

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