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The National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey

The National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey Intimate partner violence, sexual violence, and stalking are important and widespread public health problems in the United States. On average, 24 people per minute are victims of rape, physical violence, or stalking by an intimate partner in the United States, based on a survey conducted in 2010. Over the course of a year, that equals more than 12 million women and men. Those numbers only tell part of the story—more than 1 million women are raped in a year and over 6 million women and men are victims of stalking in a year.

NISVS 2010 Summary Report

Published in 2011, the NISVS 2010 Summary Report presents data on the national prevalence of IPV, SV, and stalking among women and men in the United States. The 2010 survey is the first year of the survey and provides baseline data that will be used to track IPV, SV, and stalking trends.

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NISVS 2010 Report on Intimate Partner Violence

NISVS 2010 Report on Intimate Partner Violence

Using 2010 data from the National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey, this report examines the prevalence of intimate partner violence (IPV).  In addition, the report describes elements of IPV victimization including frequency, severity, patterns, need for services, and impacts in order to more fully describe the public health burden of IPV.

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NISVS 2010 Findings on Victimization by Sexual Orientation

Little is known about the national prevalence of IPV, SV, and stalking among lesbian, gay, and bisexual women and men in the United States. Published in 2013, the NISVS 2010 Findings on Victimization by Sexual Orientation is the first of its kind to present comparisons of victimization by sexual orientation for women and men.

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NISVS Additional Resources

CDC developed a variety of materials to help partners, grantees, and other groups educate their communities about NISVS and the public health problems of IPV, SV, and stalking. These materials are available for download below.

 
 

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