Victimology Study Set 1
Quiz 10 :
Victims of Rapes and Other Sexual Assaults
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Data from the FBI's Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) Program and the US Bureau of Justice Statistics' National Crime Victimization Surveys (NCVS) confirm long-held suspicions that certain groups of people are much more likely to be victimized.Characterize the groups that are more likely to be a victim of murder, aggravated assault, and robbery.
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Contrast annual victimization rates with lifetime likelihoods and explain how this contrast affects perceptions, both of individual risk and of crime as a social problem.Also, distinguish between prevalence rates and lifetime likelihoods.What is one variable that can affect the accuracy of lifetime likelihood projections?