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Statistics & Research

Statistics from the Washington State Domestic Violence Fatality Review

Visit our Fatality Review page to learn about Washington State’s innovative Domestic Violence Fatality Review model.

Tools for understanding domestic violence data

  • Apples to Oranges: Comparing Survey Findings from Selected National Surveys on Intimate Partner Violence – Quick reference for understanding the differences between major national surveys that report prevalence of domestic and sexual violence.
  • Domestic Violence Evidence Project (NRCDV) – Tools for domestic violence programs, coalitions, researchers, and others to evaluate different kinds of evidence and integrate evidence-based practice into their work.
  • Understanding Evidence (CDC) – An online tool to help practitioners working to prevent violence in their communities: understand and identify the best available research evidence, contextual evidence, and experiential evidence; and make evidence based decisions about violence prevention work.
  • Domestic & Sexual Violence Research Resources (NRCDV) – A collection of resources including data sets, evaluation tools, fact sheets, research reports, and more.
  • How Better Data Can Reduce Domestic Violence (Urban Institute) – The Urban Data Dive (a collaboration between the Urban Institute and Asian/Pacific Islander Domestic Violence Resource Project) brought together technologists with policymakers, researchers, analysts, and domestic violence service providers to work with data about domestic violence and better understand the biases and shortcomings in that data. In particular, they looked at the need for culturally and linguistically appropriate approaches to collecting data that reflects the experiences of diverse communities.