Just released: Crime Against Persons with Disabilities, 2009–2019 – Statistical Tables

This report provides rates of nonfatal violent victimization against persons with and without disabilities, describes types of disabilities, and details victim characteristics. Nonfatal violent crimes include rape or sexual assault, robbery, aggravated assault, and simple assault. Disabilities are classified according to six types: hearing, vision, cognitive, ambulatory, self-care, and independent living.

Findings are based on BJS’s National Crime Victimization Survey, an annual household survey that collects data on U.S. residents age 12 or older (excluding those living in institutions).

Get the report here: https://bjs.ojp.gov/…/files/media/document/capd0919st.pdf.

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