Country United States of America
Year 2011
Type of Measure Research and statistical data > Dedicated violence against women survey
Form of Violence Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence, Sexual violence, Stalking

Brief Description


The primary objectives of the National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey are to describe:

  • The prevalence and characteristics of sexual violence, stalking, and intimate partner violence;
  • Who is most likely to experience these forms of violence;
  • The patterns and impact of the violence experienced by specific perpetrators;
  • The health consequences of these forms of violence.

A summary of the findings of the survey can be found at pages 1-3 of the report.

Full Text

National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey

Source of Information

Center for Disease Control and Prevention