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Violence-related injury data in England and Wales. An alternative data source on violence

Sivarajasingam, Vaseekaran, Shepherd, Jonathan, Matthews, Kent Gerard Patrick and Jones, Sally 2003. Violence-related injury data in England and Wales. An alternative data source on violence. British Journal of Criminology 43 (1) , pp. 223-227. 10.1093/bjc/43.1.223

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Abstract

This research note draws attention to an alternative source of data on violence in England and Wales obtained from A&E departments. The data is monthly frequency, classified by gender and age. The advantage of A&E data is that case identification depends not on the perception that a crime has been committed, but on the presence of injury deemed to require medical treatment. We examine the incidence of violent injury by gender and health region and find that the statistics are consistent with BCS estimates of overall violence.

Item Type: Article
Date Type: Publication
Status: Published
Schools: Business (Including Economics)
Dentistry
Healthcare Sciences
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
H Social Sciences > HA Statistics
H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISSN: 0007-0955
Last Modified: 13 Nov 2017 23:53
URI: http://orca.cf.ac.uk/id/eprint/42761

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