Social and economically disadvantaged groups in the U. regularly face worse rates of domestic violence than other groups.
These surveys are conducted within a safety or crime context and clearly find more partner abuse by men against women.
Comparative rates of homicides involving family members between 19.
Killing by a spouse or ex-spouse exceeds the rate of all other categories.
In proportion to the total number of family homicides, killing by spouses and ex-spouses fell from 52% to 37% during this period.
Domestic violence in United States is a form of violence that occurs within a domestic relationship.