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1

Rates for property victimization are higher for _______-headed households than male-headed households 

female

2

Greater overall risks for property victimization for _______ are also found among all types of property crimes except motor vehicle theft 

women

3

Greater overall risks for property victimization for women are also found among all types of property crimes except _____ ______ _____ 

motor vehicle theft

4

Households headed by _____ residents have higher risks of property victimization than other racial groups 

Black

5

________-headed households also have higher risks of property victimization for each type of offense than non-hispanic households. 

Hispanic

6

Households headed by _________ and ______ ______ (< 19 years old) have the highest risks of each type of property victimization 

juveniles
young adults

7

Households with the _______ income (<15,000) have the highest risks of each type of ________ victimization 

lowest
property

8

As household income _________ property crime victimization _________ 

increases
decreases

9

Property victimization rates are higher in households with __ or more members than other types of households 

6

10

________ states have the highest property crime victimization.

Western

11

Western states have the highest property crime victimization; the only exception is for household _______ rates, where the ______ has the highest rate

burglary
South

12

Urban areas and those with a population between 250,000 to 1 million have the highest rates of property victimization overall and for  each type of _______ crime

property

13

What are the major problems with the NCVS’s survey accurately representing national rates of victimization?

(1) Particular groups of people who have high risks of personal victimization aren’t included
(2) changes in question wording
(3) crimes committed by acquaintances and family members are under reported
(4) data seriously undercounted the prevalence of repeated victimizations that occur on a regular basis

14

How is data interpreted for NCVS?

(1) Sample Data used to represent population estimates 
(2) computing victimization rates 
(3) patterns in households “touched” by Crime 

15

How is lifetime victimization computed?

computed probability by taking risks for victimization by each age group
starting from 12 

16

What are the Lifetime Risks for Violent Victimization?
______ (89%) vs ________ (73%) 
Age ___ (83%) vs Age ___ (53%) vs Age ___ (14%)

Males (89%) vs Females (73%) 
Age 12 (83%) vs Age 30 (53%) vs Age 60 (14%)

17

What are the Lifetime Risks for Property Victimization?

Burglary (72%)
Motor Vehicle Theft (19%) 

18

What are the Lifetime Risks for Property Victimization?

Burglary (72%)
Motor Vehicle Theft (19%) 

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