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Domestic Violence Cost Calculator
COMPANY DATA
Please input the following information for your company and click the Calculate button:
  TOTAL WORKFORCE
  PERCENTAGE FEMALE
  AVERAGE HOURLY WAGE FOR YOUR COMPANY
     
      Total annual cost to your company due to domestic violence
BASED ON YOUR INPUT ABOVE, YOUR COMPANY'S POTENTIAL DOMESTIC VIOLENCE (DV) COSTS ARE HIGHLIGHTED BELOW. THE BLUE TEXT REPRESENTS NATIONAL DV STATISTICS THAT ARE USED TO CALCULATE THE TOTALS.
VICTIMIZATION
  Total workforce
  Percentage female
  Total estimated female employees
  Number of female employees divided by 1000
  National DV rate per 1,000 Female Employees*
  Expected number of female DV victims at your company per year
  Average number of victimizations per DV victim per year*
    Total expected victimizations at your company/year
MEDICAL COSTS
  Percentage of victimizations that result in injury*
  Total expected victimizations resulting in injury at your company per year
  Average percentage of victims seeking medical care nationally*
  Predicted number of your company's DV victims seeking medical care per year
  Average number of medical visits per victimization*
  Predicted total number of medical visits by DV victims for your company
  Average medical cost per victimization (adjusted to 2007 prices)*
  Average U.S. percentage paid by insurance*
    Total predicted medical costs/victimization for your company/year
MENTAL HEALTH
  Average percentage of victimizations resulting in mental health sevice usage*
  Estimated number of victimizations resulting in mental health sevice usage
  Average number of visits per victimization*
  Total predicted mental health visits
  Average cost per visit (adjusted to 2007 dollars)*
  Average U.S. percentage paid by insurance*
    Total predicted mental health cost/victimization for your company/year
LOST PRODUCTIVITY
  Percentage of victimizations that result in lost work days*
  Estimated number of victimizations resulting in lost work days
  Average number of lost work days per year per victimization*
  Total estimated lost work days due to DV for your company
  Average hourly wage for your company
    Total estimated productivity lost in your company/year due to DV
    Total annual cost to your company due to domestic violence
*DATA SOURCES:
1. Costs of Intimate Partner Violence against Women in the United States; National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; 2003
2. Understanding Violence Against Women; Commission on Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education; National Academy Press 1996
3. Straus, Murray A. and Richard J. Gelles; Physical Violence in American Families: Risk Factors and Adaptations to Violence in 8,145 Families; 1989; Transaction Publishers
NOTES:
a. For these calculations, domestic violence refers only to rape or physical assault by an intimate partner. It does not include verbal, mental or emotional abuse. Accordingly, the estimates of incidence, medical costs and lost productivity underestimate the actual incidence and costs.
b. Average medical & mental health costs are 1995 dollars adjusted to 2007 dollars using the All-Item CPI. Percentages of costs paid by insurance are 1995 values.
Domestic Violence Cost Calculator 2005 Texas Health Resources