Victimology

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  1. According to the information provided in this study, who was the typical repeat victim?  Explain why.
  2. According to the article, what is the relationship between demographic characteristics and repeat and non-repeat victims of violence in relation to their visits to emergency rooms?  Which to you was the strongest demographic characteristic?
  3. According to the article, what is the relationship between socioeconomic characteristics of repeat and non-repeat victims of violence in relation to their visits to emergency rooms?  Which to you was the strongest socioeconomic characteristic?
  4. Why do you think it is important to look at repeat victimization in the context of a public health problem as opposed to just a criminal justice problem?  Use information from the article to support your argument.