Of the 1,791 contacts made from Nevada by the National Domestic Violence Hotline in 2015, Las Vegas accounted for 69%. Reno and Henderson came in at 13% and 5% respectively while Carson City was number four at 2%. Sparks, Elko Mesquite, Fernley, North Las Vegas and Gardnerville rounded out the Top Ten with 1% each.
95% reported emotional or verbal abuse consisting of degradation, insults, isolation, and threats. Seventy-one person involved behavior such as hitting, biting and choking. Sixteen percent reported economic and financial abuse and 8% said sexual abuse.
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