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Children's Exposure to Violence: A Comprehensive National Survey

General Material
Published Date
October, 2009

This Bulletin discusses the most comprehensive nationwide survey of the incidence and prevalence of children’s exposure to violence to date, measuring the past-year and lifetime exposure to violence for children age 17 and younger across several major categories: conventional crime, child maltreatment, victimization by peers and siblings, sexual victimization, witnessing and indirect victimization (including exposure to community violence and family violence), school violence and threats, and Internet victimization.