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Table 230.35. Percentage of students ages 12–18 who reported being the target of hate-related words at school, by type of hate-related word and selected student and school characteristics: 2011
[Standard errors appear in parentheses]
Student or school characteristic Total1 Hate-related words related to student's characteristic
Race Ethnicity Religion Disability Gender Sexual orientation
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
Total 9.1 (0.48) 4.5   (0.31) 2.8   (0.25) 1.4   (0.17) 1.2   (0.14) 1.4   (0.18) 1.3   (0.18)
                                         
Sex                                        
Male 9.0 (0.60) 5.1   (0.47) 3.0   (0.36) 1.5   (0.24) 1.3   (0.21) 0.7   (0.16) 1.3   (0.22)
Female 9.1 (0.68) 3.8   (0.38) 2.5   (0.31) 1.3   (0.24) 1.1   (0.19) 2.2   (0.31) 1.4   (0.25)
                                         
Race/ethnicity2                                        
White 8.3 (0.59) 2.5   (0.29) 1.4   (0.22) 1.7   (0.23) 1.5   (0.20) 1.7   (0.26) 1.7   (0.28)
Black 10.7 (1.30) 7.1   (1.08) 1.8 ! (0.57)   (†) 0.7 ! (0.30) 1.3 ! (0.50) 1.0 ! (0.37)
Hispanic 9.8 (0.98) 6.8   (0.82) 6.7   (0.81) 0.8 ! (0.24) 0.8 ! (0.25) 1.0   (0.29) 0.8   (0.24)
Asian 9.0 (2.00) 6.8   (1.79) 3.8 ! (1.31) 3.4 ! (1.41)   (†)   (†)   (†)
Other 10.4 (2.61) 8.1   (2.24) 3.5 ! (1.34) 3.0 ! (1.23) 1.8 ! (0.88)   (†)   (†)
                                         
Grade                                        
6th 9.0 (1.43) 5.3   (1.11) 3.4   (0.90) 1.6 ! (0.60) 1.9 ! (0.71)   (†)   (†)
7th 9.9 (1.02) 4.3   (0.62) 2.1   (0.39) 1.0 ! (0.31) 2.0   (0.40) 2.0   (0.55) 1.1 ! (0.44)
8th 8.4 (0.94) 4.2   (0.75) 3.0   (0.61) 1.3   (0.38) 0.9 ! (0.31) 0.9 ! (0.31) 1.4   (0.40)
9th 10.2 (1.10) 5.5   (0.87) 3.2   (0.60) 1.7   (0.38) 1.1 ! (0.41) 1.3 ! (0.45) 1.3 ! (0.41)
10th 9.6 (1.14) 4.4   (0.72) 3.1   (0.70) 1.6   (0.42) 0.8 ! (0.27) 1.7   (0.42) 1.6   (0.45)
11th 8.7 (1.01) 4.8   (0.71) 2.6   (0.62) 1.5   (0.43) 0.8 ! (0.31) 1.7   (0.46) 1.1 ! (0.35)
12th 7.5 (1.01) 3.0   (0.65) 2.2   (0.56) 1.4 ! (0.44) 1.1 ! (0.40) 1.5 ! (0.50) 1.8   (0.51)
                                         
Urbanicity3                                        
Urban 8.0 (0.77) 4.2   (0.55) 2.3   (0.42) 1.3   (0.29) 1.1   (0.28) 1.1   (0.28) 1.3   (0.29)
Suburban 9.8 (0.71) 5.0   (0.48) 3.3   (0.38) 1.7   (0.23) 1.0   (0.18) 1.7   (0.27) 1.4   (0.25)
Rural 8.5 (1.00) 3.0   (0.59) 1.9   (0.40) 0.9 ! (0.32) 2.2   (0.49) 1.2   (0.32) 1.2 ! (0.45)
                                         
Control of school                                        
Public 9.3 (0.50) 4.6   (0.33) 2.9   (0.27) 1.6   (0.19) 1.2   (0.16) 1.4   (0.19) 1.3   (0.18)
Private 6.9 (1.29) 2.5 ! (0.80) 1.3 ! (0.62)   (†)   (†) 1.5 ! (0.59) 2.0 ! (0.71)
†Not applicable.
!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 coefficient of variation (CV) is 50 percent or greater.
1 Students who indicated that they had been called a hate-related word were asked to choose the specific characteristics that the hate-related word or words targeted. Students were allowed to choose more than one characteristic. If a student chose more than one characteristic, he or she is counted only once in the total percentage of students who reported being called a hate-related word; therefore, the total is less than the sum of the students' individual characteristics.
2 Race categories exclude persons of Hispanic ethnicity. "Other" includes American Indians/Alaska Natives, Pacific Islanders, and persons reporting that they are of two or more races.
3 Refers to the Standard Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) status of the respondent’s household as defined in 2000 by the U.S. Census Bureau. Categories include "central city of an MSA (Urban)," "in MSA but not in central city (Suburban)," and "not MSA (Rural)."
NOTE: "At school" includes in the school building, on school property, on a school bus, or going to and from school. "Hate-related" refers to derogatory terms used by others in reference to students' personal characteristics. Detail may not sum to totals because of rounding and because students may have reported being targets of hate-related words related to more than one student characteristic.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Statistics, School Crime Supplement (SCS) to the National Crime Victimization Survey, 2011. (This table was prepared September 2013.)
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