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To stop violent deaths, we must first understand all the facts.

Created in 2002, NVDRS is a surveillance system that pulls together data on violent deaths in 40 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico (see map to the right), including information about homicides, such as homicides perpetrated by an intimate partner (e.g., boyfriend, girlfriend, wife, husband), child abuse and neglect or child abuse homicides, suicides, and deaths where individuals are killed by law enforcement in the line of duty.

Violent words and actions are tools an abusive partner uses to gain and maintain power and control over their partner.

describes how the National Violent Death Reporting System (NVDRS) helps CDC monitor and track deaths related to violence.

It also provides information on the benefits and challenges of NVDRS, examples of program highlights, and next steps.

NVDRS Overview [390KB, 2Pages, 508] Linking information about the “who, when, where and how” from data on violent deaths provides insights about “why” they occurred.

They also inquired about actual physical violence — if they had been pushed or shoved or had something thrown at them.

Five years later, that same group was questioned about health behaviors — things like suicidal thoughts, self-esteem, sexually risky behavior, depression, smoking and drug use — as well as if they had been the recipient of aggressive behavior by their partner in the past year.