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Nonfatal Intimate Partner Violence Perpetrated Against Persons Aged 12 and Older, by Sex, 1993-2008

From 1993 to 2008, intimate partner violence

  • Slightly decreased for males
  • Significantly decreased for females; however, rates were still more than 4 times as high among females than males.


Leading Causes of Nonfatal Injury Among Women Aged 18 and Older, by Age, 2008
Year Rate per 1,000 Persons
Female Male
1993 9.2 1.8
2008 4.3 0.8

Source II.16: U.S. Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Statistics, National Crime Victimization Survey

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