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Methodological Research to Support the National Survey of Children's Exposure to Violence

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Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2016, $499,889)

Under this award, BJS in partnership with the Office of Juvenile Justice Delinquency and Prevention (OJJDP), will fund Westat for a period of 24 months to conduct methodological research to inform the next iteration of the National Survey of Children's Exposure to Violence (NatSCEV).

The work performed under this award involves reviewing and assessing prior NatSCEV data collections and making recommendations on the survey instrument, frame development, sampling plan, modes of data collection, strategies for reducing nonresponse bias, reference periods for trend analysis, and viability of supporting various subgroup estimates.


Note: This project contains a research and/or development component, as defined in applicable laws.

Date Created: September 15, 2016