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Figure 3.2.

Percentage of students ages 12–18 who reported criminal victimization at school during the previous 6 months, by type of victimization and sex: 2011


Percentage of students ages 12–18 who reported criminal victimization at school during the previous 6 months, by type of victimization and sex: 2011
! Interpret data with caution. The coefficient of variation (CV) for this estimate is between 30 and 50 percent.
Reporting standards not met. The CV for this estimate is 50 percent or greater.
1 Serious violent crimes are also included in violent crimes.
NOTE: "Total victimization" includes violent crimes and theft. "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. "At school" includes in the school building, on school property, on a school bus, and going to and from school. Detail may not sum to totals due to rounding, and students' reports of "theft," "violent," and "serious violent" may not sum to "total" victimization because respondents could report more than one type of victimization. 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, 2011.
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