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The NISVS omission of threats by knife or gun is not only curious, but it flies in the face of the Centers for Disease Control’s own recommendations on data for intimate partner violence (Salzman, T.
et al, 1999) The section of that document that covers the victim’s experience of intimate partner violence includes sections on sexual violence, physical violence, threats of physical or sexual violence and “psychological / emotional abuse.” (Salzman, T., 1999, §3.3) 3 But NISVS survey respondents were not asked about being threatened with a knife or gun.
(Table 4.7) For men, over 4 out of 10 (2,266,000 or 42.3%) were subjected to severe physical violence.
The number of men is smaller, but that is still 2.26 million men.
Some of the men were accused of being the batterer in the relationship: This happened to men seeking help from DV agencies (40.2%), DV hotlines (32.2%) and online resources (18.9%).
There are many programs for men to stand up against domestic violence by men, and no programs urging women to stand up against domestic violence by women.
This ratio of men to woman victims of intimate partner physical violence is not reported in the Executive Summary or other fact sheets of the NISVS survey.
National Study: More Men than Women Victims of Intimate Partner Physical Violence, Psychological Aggression Over 40% of victims of severe physical violence are men Bert H. Men were also more often the victim of psychological aggression and control over sexual or reproductive health. et al., 2011, Tables 4.1 and 4.2) 1 This finding contrasts to the earlier National Violence Against Women Survey (Tjaden, P.
* SUMMARY: According to a 2010 national survey by the Centers for Disease Control and Department of Justice, in the last 12 months more men than women were victims of intimate partner physical violence and over 40% of severe physical violence was directed at men.