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Figure 3.1.

Percentage of students ages 12—18 who reported criminal victimization at school during the previous 6 months, by type of victimization: Various years, 1995—2009


Percentage of students ages 12—18 who reported criminal victimization at school during the previous 6 months, by type of victimization: Various years, 1995—2009
1 Serious violent victimization is also included in violent victimization.
NOTE: "Theft" includes attempted and completed purse-snatching, completed pickpocketing, and all attempted and completed thefts, excluding motor vehicle theft. Theft does not include robbery, in which the threat or use of force is involved. "Serious violent victimization" includes rape, sexual assault, robbery, and aggravated assault. "Violent victimization" includes serious violent crimes and simple assault. "Total victimizations" includes violent crimes and theft. "At school" includes the school building, on school property, on a school bus, and, from 2001 onward, going to and from school. Although Indicators 2 and 3 present information on similar topics, the survey sources for these two indicators differ with respect to time coverage and administration. For more information on these two surveys, please see appendix A.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Statistics, School Crime Supplement (SCS) to the National Crime Victimization Survey, various years, 1995—2009.
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