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Indicators of School Crime and Safety: 2011
NCES 2012-002
February 2012


Table 4.2.

Percentage of students in grades 9–12 who reported being threatened or injured with a weapon on school property during the previous 12 months, by number of times and selected student characteristics: 2009


Student characteristic 0 times   1 time   2 or 3 times   4 to 11 times   12 or more times  
                     
Total 92.3   3.2   1.9   1.4   1.2  
                     
Sex                    
Male 90.4   3.7   2.2   1.9   1.8  
Female 94.5   2.7   1.5   0.8   0.5  
                     
Race/ethnicity1                    
White 93.6   2.9   1.7   1.0   0.8  
Black 90.6   3.6   2.1   2.0   1.8  
Hispanic 90.9   4.0   2.1   1.6   1.5  
Asian 94.5   2.4 ! 1.5 !   1.3 !
American Indian/Alaska Native 83.5   8.1 ! 3.7 !    
Pacific Islander/Native Hawaiian 87.5   2.5 ! 2.9 ! 3.7 !  
Two or more races 90.8   2.6   2.8   2.1 ! 1.6 !
                     
Grade                    
9th 91.3   4.1   2.0   1.4   1.2  
10th 91.6   3.5   2.2   1.6   1.1  
11th 92.1   3.2   1.8   1.6   1.3  
12th 94.8   2.0   1.4   0.9   1.0  
! Interpret data with caution. The coefficient of variation (CV) for this estimate is 30 percent or greater.
‡ Reporting standards not met. Either there are too few cases or the coefficient of variation (CV) is 50 percent or greater.
1 Race categories exclude persons of Hispanic ethnicity.
NOTE: "On school property" was not defined for survey respondents. Detail may not sum to totals because of rounding.
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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