Percentage of high school students who reported that they were threatened or injured with a weapon on school property, engaged in a physical fight on school property, or carried  a weapon to school, by race/ethnicity: 2003 -- Status and Trends in the Education of American Indians and Alaska Natives
 
Indicator 6.3: Violence on School Grounds

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Table 6.3. Percentage of high school students who reported that they were threatened or injured with a weapon on school property, engaged in a physical fight on school property, or carried a weapon to school, by race/ethnicity: 2003
Race/ethnicity Were threatened or
injured with a weapon 1
Engaged in a
physical fight1
Carried a weapon2
   Total3 9.2 12.8 6.1
White, non-Hispanic 7.8 10.0 5.5
Black, non-Hispanic 10.9 17.1 6.9
Hispanic 9.4 16.7 6.0
Asian4 11.5 13.1 6.6
American Indian/Alaska Native22.1 24.2 12.9
1 In the past 12 months.
2 On one or more of the past 30 days.
3 Total includes other race/ethnicity categories not separately shown.
4 This survey separated Asians from Pacific Islanders. This category does not include Pacific Islanders.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System (YRBSS), "Youth Risk Behavior Survey" (YRBS), 2003.

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