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Have Been a Victim of Violent Crime in Past 5 Years

This indicator shows the percentage of adults who report being a victim of a violent crime in the area within the past 5 years.

Have Been a Victim of Violent Crime in Past 5 Years

1.6
3.2
Comparison: U.S. Value 

3.2

percent
Measurement Period: 2011

County: Douglas

Data Source: 2011 PRC Community Health Needs Assessment
Technical Note: The regional value is compared to the national value; national data are derived from the PRC National Health Survey. U.S. value is available, 2011.
Maintained By: Live Well Omaha and the Douglas County Health Department
Last Updated: December 2011

Why is this important?

Violence is a serious public health problem in the United States. From infants to the elderly, it affects people in all stages of life. The number of violent deaths tells only part of the story. Many more survive violence and are left with permanent physical and emotional scars. Violence also erodes communities by reducing productivity, decreasing property values, and disrupting social services.

Have Been a Victim of Violent Crime in Past 5 Years : Time Series

2002: 5.2 2008: 2.4 2011: 3.2

percent

Have Been a Victim of Violent Crime in Past 5 Years, by Age Group

18-39: 3.3 40-64: 3.6 65+: 2.5 Overall: 3.2

percent

Have Been a Victim of Violent Crime in Past 5 Years, by Gender

Female: 2.6 Male: 3.9 Overall: 3.2

percent

Have Been a Victim of Violent Crime in Past 5 Years, by Income

Low Income: 7.9 Mid/High Income: 1.5 Overall: 3.2

percent

Have Been a Victim of Violent Crime in Past 5 Years, by Race

Black, non-Hispanic: 5.0 Hispanic: 2.8 White, non-Hispanic: 2.6 Overall: 3.2

percent

Have Been a Victim of Violent Crime in Past 5 Years, by Region

Northeast Omaha: 8.4 Southeast Omaha: 3.2 Northwest Omaha: 0.9 Southwest Omaha: 0.8 Western Douglas County: 0.4 Overall: 3.2

percent

Have Been a Victim of Violent Crime in Past 5 Years

Comparison: Prior Value 

3.2

percent
Measurement Period: 2011

County: Douglas

Data Source: 2011 PRC Community Health Needs Assessment
Technical Note: The trend is a comparison between the most recent and previous measurement periods. Confidence intervals were not taken into account in determining the direction of the trend.
Maintained By: Live Well Omaha and the Douglas County Health Department
Last Updated: December 2011

Why is this important?

Violence is a serious public health problem in the United States. From infants to the elderly, it affects people in all stages of life. The number of violent deaths tells only part of the story. Many more survive violence and are left with permanent physical and emotional scars. Violence also erodes communities by reducing productivity, decreasing property values, and disrupting social services.

Have Been a Victim of Violent Crime in Past 5 Years : Time Series

2002: 5.2 2008: 2.4 2011: 3.2

percent

Have Been a Victim of Violent Crime in Past 5 Years, by Age Group

18-39: 3.3 40-64: 3.6 65+: 2.5 Overall: 3.2

percent

Have Been a Victim of Violent Crime in Past 5 Years, by Gender

Female: 2.6 Male: 3.9 Overall: 3.2

percent

Have Been a Victim of Violent Crime in Past 5 Years, by Income

Low Income: 7.9 Mid/High Income: 1.5 Overall: 3.2

percent

Have Been a Victim of Violent Crime in Past 5 Years, by Race

Black, non-Hispanic: 5.0 Hispanic: 2.8 White, non-Hispanic: 2.6 Overall: 3.2

percent

Have Been a Victim of Violent Crime in Past 5 Years, by Region

Northeast Omaha: 8.4 Southeast Omaha: 3.2 Northwest Omaha: 0.9 Southwest Omaha: 0.8 Western Douglas County: 0.4 Overall: 3.2

percent