Intimate Partner Violence Surveillance: Uniform Definitions and Recommended Data Elements, Version 2.0
National Center for Injury Prevention and Control (NCIPC), 2015
Intimate partner violence (IPV) is a significant public health problem. In addition to the immediate impact, intimate partner violence has lifelong consequences. This document is intended for use by individuals and organizations interested in gathering public health surveillance data on IPV in order to promote and improve consistency across the board. The three major sections of this document are uniform definitions for IPV, data elements for record-based and survey surveillance of IPV, and recommended data elements for IPV.