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Figure 17.2.

Percentage of students ages 12—18 who reported being afraid of attack or harm during the school year, by location and sex: Various years, 1995—2009


Percentage of students ages 12—18 who reported being afraid of attack or harm during  the school year, by location and sex: Various years, 1995—2009
1 In 2007 and 2009, the reference period was the school year, whereas in prior survey years the reference period was the previous 6 months. Cognitive testing showed that estimates from 2007 and 2009 are comparable to previous years.
NOTE: "At school" includes the school building, on school property, on a school bus, and, from 2001 onward, going to and from school. Fear of attack away from school was not collected in 1995. For more information, 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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