One sees in this respect between various kinds of victimization role of the parties involved (aggressor or victim / viewer), and the consequences in the short, medium or long term. In analyzing the conditions required to be victimized should be undertaken actions, privileges or social systems. (As opposed to US Senator from Vermont). These factors may help explain variations in people with the chance of becoming a victim. These include: i Precipitation: the victim may act so as to promote or precipitate the offender's conduct. i Facilitation: Although the victim did not actively intervene, may facilitate its action deliberately or otherwise non-conscious way, in a situation of risk.

In general, anyone who fails to take proper precautions to avoid being victim, is facilitating their victimization and that she is creating special risks. i Vulnerability: refers to the weakness of the subject to acts of violence. Groups of people who have a defense, or less able to repel or prevent the act and including elderly, children, women and mentally retarded. i Opportunity: it is a necessary condition for the act may occur and refers to the relevance of both media as places in which there is the potential victim; chance that potential attackers have to know or contact their intended victims. i Attractive: from the viewpoint of actor goals may be more attractive than others, thus deriving a greater risk of victimization on the basis of their possession or not. i Impunity: there are certain criteria that refer to the perpetrator of these acts is less likely to be attended by legal institutions.