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Summary and Special Reports

Summary reports from the National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey present data on the national prevalence of intimate partner violence (IPV), sexual violence (SV), and stalking among women and men in the United States. The ongoing NISVS survey provides data that will be used to track IPV, SV, and stalking trends over time.

Summary Reports

National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey: 2015 Data Brief
This brief report presents the highlights from the 2015 data year of NISVS. Data tables are presented at the end of the report.

National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey— State Report
Published in 2017, this report uses the NISVS data from 2010-2012 to produce national and state victimization estimates for intimate partner violence, sexual violence, and stalking.

Prevalence and Characteristics of Sexual Violence, Stalking, and Intimate Partner Violence Victimization— National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey, United States, 2011
Published in 2014, this report describes the most recent data on the public health burden of sexual violence, stalking, and intimate partner violence victimization and the characteristics of victimization. Data in this report summarizes the second year of data collection from the National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey.

National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey—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.

Special Reports

Special reports provide additional methodological information or in-depth analyses on a specific topic set to help readers understand and interpret provisional NISVS data.

2012 Findings on Sexual Violence in Youth

Sexual Violence in Youth

Fact Sheet on Sexual Violence in Youth [386 KB, 2 Pages, 508]
The 2012 Findings on Sexual Violence in Youth report summarizes key findings from the NISVS data demonstrating the widespread nature of sexual violence in the United States, highlighting victims under the age of 18 at the first time of victimization.

2010 Findings on Victimization by Sexual Orientation

Victimization by Sexual Orientation

Full Report [1.72 MB, 48 Pages, 508]
Fact Sheet on Victimization by Sexual Orientation [968 KB, 2 Pages, 508]
The Sexual Orientation Report highlights the prevalence of intimate partner violence (IPV), sexual violence (SV), and stalking by sexual orientation for women and men in the United States, using 2010 NISVS data.

2010 Report on Intimate Partner Violence

Intimate Partner Violence

Full Report [1.78 MB, 96 pages, 508]
Fact Sheet on Intimate Partner Violence [344 KB, 2 Pages, 508]
The Intimate Partner Violence in the United States–2010 report presents detailed information from the NISVS pertaining to the public health burden of IPV in the United States, including an in-depth look at the scope of IPV and its far-ranging consequences.

National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey (NISVS) Data Access

The 2010 NISVS data are available at no cost. This information is archived in the National Archive of Criminal Justice at ICPSR. On that site, you will find the 2010 codebook, survey instrument, and documentation regarding the data. The raw data are in a restricted access database, which have specific requirements for obtaining them. Learn more about these data and obtain information about the application process on the Access Notes page.

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