Youth Violence: Data Sources
- Preventing Youth Violence [628 KB, 2 Pages, 508]
This fact sheet provides up-to-date data and youth violence prevention strategies.
- School-Associated Violent Deaths Study (SAVD)
SAVD monitors trends at the national level in school-associated violent deaths, common features of these events, and potential risk factors for perpetration and victimization.
- National Electronic Injury Surveillance System-All Injury Program (NEISS-AIP)
NEISS-AIP provides nationally representative data about all types and causes of nonfatal injuries treated in U.S. hospital emergency departments.
- National Violent Death Reporting System (NVDRS)
NVDRS links data from vital statistics, coroner/medical examiner reports, and law enforcement reports to provide a more complete understanding of the circumstances surrounding violent deaths. This information can be used by states and communities to make informed decisions about prevention programs and track progress over time.
- School Health Policies and Programs Study (SHPPS)
SHPPS is a national survey conducted periodically to assess school health policies and programs at the state, district, school, and classroom levels.
- Web-Based Injury Statistics Query and Reporting System (WISQARS)
WISQARS is an interactive database that provides national injury-related morbidity and mortality data used for research and for making informed public health decisions.
- Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System (YRBSS)
YRBSS monitors health risk behaviors that contribute to the leading causes of death, disability, and social problems among 9th through 12th grade students in the United States. YRBSS includes national, state, territorial, tribal government, and local school-based surveys conducted every two years.
- Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS), Department of Justice
The BJS provides data on crime, victims, criminals, courts, police, jails and prisons in the United States.
- Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)
The FBI collects data on crime in the United States. Each year, the FBI publishes a summary of crime in the United States, hate crime statistics, special studies, reports, and monographs.
- Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP)
The OJJDP’s Statistical Briefing Book provides data on juvenile offending, victimization of juveniles, and involvement of youth in the juvenile justice system.