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"Sexual violence is a significant public health problem in the United States. However, measuring the problem can be difficult due to the lack of consistency in the use of terminology and data elements for sexual violence. Without consistency, we cannot monitor and track trends for sexual violence to determine the scope of the problem.... Better quality and timely incidence and prevalence estimates can be useful for a wide audience, including policymakers, researchers, public health practitioners, victim advocates, service providers, and media professionals."
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Intimate Partner Violence Surveillance: Uniform Definitions and Recommended Data Elements, Version 1.0
"If the recommended data elements can be uniformly recorded and the data made available to numerous users, then btter estimates of the incidence and prevalence of IPV can be obtained and problems such as data incompatibility and high costs of collecting, linking, and using the data can be substantially reduced." Uniform definitions are provided for: Involved Parties and Relationships Between Them Violence and Associated Terms Terms Associated with the Consequences of Violence The 50 data elements are organized into 4 major sections: