Accession Number:

ADA147811

Title:

Navy Family Advocacy Program. Appendix. Analysis of Central Registry Reports.

Descriptive Note:

Interim project rept.,

Corporate Author:

AMERICAN HUMANE ASSOCIATION DENVER CO CHILDREN'S DIV

Report Date:

1983-12-01

Pagination or Media Count:

89.0

Abstract:

The purpose of this report was to describe the contents of the Central Registry of family advocacy reports maintained by the Bureau of Medicine and Surgery, Dept. of the Navy, and to highlight some of the issues suggested by the data. This analysis serves as a complete documentation of the method employed in processing the Central Registry reports and as a record of preliminary findings. It is to be considered as background material for the final report The Demographics of Family Violence in the Navy and Marine Corps. It outlines the method employed in the data processing effort, describes the resulting data base, outlines how some sixteen different form types were consolidated into one data base, and how data items from the forms were mapped onto a master variable list. Central organizing themes are four basic identifiers year of report, form type, incident type, and reporting facility identification. It profiles the three incident types child abuseneglect, spouse abuse and sexual assaultrape. The information provided describes victims, sponsors, abusers, and cases. The final chapter highlights differences among the incident types.

Subject Categories:

  • Sociology and Law
  • Psychology

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE