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National Crime Victimization Survey: Questions and Answers About the Redesign

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Date Published
October 1994
7 pages
After describing the major redesign changes in the National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS), this paper poses and answers questions about the redesign.

This report presents questions and answers about the redesign of the NCVS, explains the major changes to the questionnaire, and gives background information about the NCVS. The report answers such questions as:

  • Who does the NCVS interview?
  • How are the survey participants selected?
  • How does the questionnaire work?
  • How are NCVS data made available to the public?

Date Published: October 1, 1994