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Indicators of School Crime and Safety: 2010
NCES 2011-002
November 2010


Figure 14.2.

Percentage of students in grades 912 who reported carrying a weapon at least 1 day during the previous 30 days, by race/ethnicity and location: 2009


Percentage of students in grades 912 who reported carrying a weapon at least 1 day during the previous 30 days, by race/ethnicity and location: 2009
! Interpret data with caution.
NOTE: "On school property" was not defined for survey respondents. The term "anywhere" is not used in the YRBS questionnaire; students are simply asked on how many days they carried a weapon during the past 30 days. Race categories exclude persons of Hispanic ethnicity.
SOURCE: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System (YRBSS), 2009.
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