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redesigned National Crime Survey

Catherine J. Whitaker

redesigned National Crime Survey

selected new data

by Catherine J. Whitaker

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Bureau of Justice Statistics in [Washington, D.C.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Crime analysis.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Catherine J. Whitaker.
    SeriesBureau of Justice Statistics special report, Special report (United States. Bureau of Justice Statistics)
    ContributionsUnited States. Bureau of Justice Statistics.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination10 p. ;
    Number of Pages10
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17780347M

    against women: the redesigned National Crime Victimization Survey and National Family Violence Survey. Before comparing and contrasting the rate differentials estimated by each survey, an outline of their unique methodologies will be provided. The National Family Violence Survey The National Family Violence Survey, con-.   Research SummarySince , the National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS) has served as a key source of data on the level and nature of crime and its consequences. To keep pace with the changing landscape of crime, as well as with the technological advances in survey research, occasional redesigns of the survey are necessary to modernize and Cited by: 7.

    Final Report of Research and Development for the Redesign of the National Crime Survey. Prepared for the Bureau of Justice Statistics. Consumer Sentinel Network Data Book for January–December (Eds.), Committee on Law and Justice, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education. Washington, DC: The National Academies. In Proceedings of the Survey Methods Research Section. Alexandria, VA: American Statistical Association. Biderman, A. D., D. Cantor, J. P. Lynch, and E. Martin (). Final Report of Re- search and Development for the Redesign of the National Crime Survey.

    The National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS), administered by the Bureau of Justice Statistics, is a national survey of approximat to 77, households twice a year in the United States, on the frequency of crime victimization, as well as characteristics and consequences of survey focuses on gathering information on the following crimes: assault, burglary, larceny. Suggested Citation:"9 Synopsis of Potential Errors in the National Crime Victimization Survey."National Research Council. Estimating the Incidence of Rape and Sexual gton, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: /


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Redesigned National Crime Survey by Catherine J. Whitaker Download PDF EPUB FB2

Violent crime by strangers, NCJ, 4/82 Crime and the elderly, NCJ,1/82 Measuring crime, NCJ, 2/81 Redesign of the National Crime Survey, NCJ, 1/89 The seasonality of crime victimization, NCJ-l, 6/88 Series crimes: Report of a field test (BJS technical redesigned National Crime Survey book, NCJ-l4/87 Crime and older Americans Information.

Get this from a library. The redesigned National Crime Survey: selected new data. [Catherine J Whitaker; United States. Bureau of Justice Statistics.]. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

The National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS) is one of two Justice Department measures of crime in the United States. A pioneering effort when it was begun inthe survey was intended to complement what is known about crime from the FBI's annual compilation of information reported to law en- forcement agencies.

Redesigned National Crime Survey: Selected New Data. Catherine J. Whitaker, Ph.D., Bureau of Justice Statistics. January 1, NCJ Duringdata were collected from a nationally representative sample of 49, households.

an extensive redesign. A collaborative effort on this redesign among several institutions and agencies, including the Bureau of Justice Statis­ tics and the Bureau of the Census, began in the late 's and has focused principally on improving the accuracy and utility of crime measurement.

The National Crime Victimization Survey began in Policy Implications This article describes recent and ongoing efforts to redesign (a) the NCVS survey instruments to reflect the changing demographics of victims, emerging crime types, and timely. The NCVS was implemented (as the National Crime Survey or NCS) in in response to a perceived need for more comprehensive information about the extent and nature of crime in the United Size: KB.

NCVS Redesign: Survey Instrument Redesign. The NCVS Instrument Redesign and Testing Project is a major multi-year effort to overhaul the existing survey instrument. The overarching objective of the project is to provide scientific and technical support for the redesign and testing of the National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS) roster control card, crime screener (NCVS-1), and crime incident.

After a year redesign project, the National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS) has drastically changed the way it estimates the incidence of rape and family violence.

This new survey methodology was implemented in percent of the NCVS sample in July ; estimates based on the new survey will become available in fall Cited by: Poll Review: National Crime Survey Redesign Council, and BJS has made public-use data sets from the survey widely available through the University of Michigan's criminal justice data archive.

The report of the National Research Council (), reactions to published NCS reports, and the experiences of the research commu.

Predicting Violent Crime Rates for the Redesign of the National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS) Robert E. Fay, Jianzhu Li Westat, Inc., Research Boulevard, Rockville, MD Abstract The National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS) is a major crime survey for the United States.

Initiated in (as the National Crime Survey) • Redesigned in early 90s • Purposes: – Measure “dark figure of unreported crime” – Obtain information on characteristics of crime victims and crime events – Provide estimates of year to year change. Development Since the Redesign. In Julythe name of the redesigned survey was changed to the National Crime Victimization Survey.

The new survey questionnaire included revisions that were viewed as a major improvement over its predecessor (Bachman and Taylor, ).Specifically, the redesigned questionnaire asked respondents about experiencing forced or coerced sexual behavior Author: Candace Kruttschnitt, William D.

Kalsbeek, Carol C. House, Panel on Measuring Rape, Division on Beha. Sincethe National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS) has served as a key source of data on the level and nature of crime and its consequences. To keep pace with the changing landscape of crime, as well as with the technological advances in survey research, occasional “redesigns” of the survey are necessary to modernize and improve the utility of data by: 7.

NATIONAL CRIME SURVEYS: REDESIGN DATA, (ICPSR ) SUMMARY: These data are a of the National Crime Surveys Redesign Project. The purpose of the data collection was to create several different data files from existing ICPSR public-use National Crime Surveys files.

redesign of the survey and the benefts that these changes bring for crime statistics, as well as for the analysis of victimization risk and responses tovictimizat ion. Unique Contribution of Victimization Surveys to Crime Statistics The demand for and the value of victimization surveys resides in their independence fromFile Size: KB.

NCVS percent of crime reported to police by type of crime 4. Changes in totals reflect the headings under which offenses are countedPurpose of these briefing materialsThese briefing materials on the redesigned National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS) provide a summary of the changes made to the questionnaire and procedures.

Redesign Recommendations for the National Crime Victimization Survey Methodological research to lower the cost of a large-scale household survey while maintaining data quality Accurate data on crime is vital to a wide range of public-policy decisions in the United States, but it is difficult to collect.

Sincethe National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS) has served as a key source of data on the level and nature of crime and its consequences. To keep pace with the changing landscape of crime, as well as with the technological advances in survey research, occasional “redesigns” of the survey are necessary to modernize and improveFile Size: KB.

of the current National Crime Survey design. They also provide the user with information suitable for developing ap- plications and interpretations of Na- tional Crime Survey statistics. These volumes provide documentation on a range of methodological subjects per- taining to the National Crime Survey design and questionnaire.the country" first widescale victimization survey.

Planning For the survey began in After sev- eral years sf research and testing, data collection for a national victimization suwey began in For the last 20 years, the National Crime Victimiza- tion Survey (NGVSf, formerly the National Crime Survey, has measured the amount and nature of.().

The measurement of family violence and rape by the redesigned national crime victimization survey. Justice Quarterly: Vol. 11, No. 3, pp.