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Indicators of School Crime and Safety: 2012
NCES 2013-036
2013


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: 2011


Student characteristic 0 times   1 time   2 or 3 times   4 to 11 times   12 or more times  
                     
Total 92.6   3.1   1.9   1.4   1.0  
                     
Sex                    
Male 90.5   3.6   2.6   1.8   1.5  
Female 94.8   2.5   1.3   1.0   0.4  
                     
Race/ethnicity1                    
White 93.9   2.9   1.5   1.1   0.7  
Black 91.1   3.6   2.3   1.9   1.1  
Hispanic 90.8   3.1   2.8   1.9   1.4  
Asian 93.0   2.7 ! 2.0 !    
American Indian/Alaska Native 91.8   3.7   2.8      
Pacific Islander/Native Hawaiian 88.7   2.5 !      
Two or more races 90.1   3.9   2.3   0.8 ! 2.8 !
                     
Grade                    
9th 91.7   4.1   2.1   1.2   0.9  
10th 92.3   2.5   2.5   1.7   0.9  
11th 92.7   3.0   1.8   1.3   1.2  
12th 94.1   2.5   1.3   1.2   0.8  
! Interpret data with caution. The coefficient of variation (CV) for this estimate is between 30 and 50 percent.
‡ Reporting standards not met. Either there are too few cases for a reliable estimate or the CV is 50 percent or greater.
1 Race categories exclude persons of Hispanic ethnicity.
NOTE: "On school property" was not defined for survey respondents. "Weapon" was defined as a gun, knife, or club for survey respondents. Detail may not sum to totals because of rounding.
SOURCE: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Division of Adolescent and School Health, Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System (YRBSS), 2011.
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