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Youth Indicators 1996 / Indicator 52


Indicator 52. Victims of Violent Crime


Number of violent crime victims per 1,000 persons, by type of crime and characteristics of victim: 1988 and 1992

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                      |         |                     1992
                      | Total,  |-------------------------------------
  Age, sex, and race  |  1988   |Total\1\ |  Robbery| Assault |  Rape
----------------------|---------|---------|---------|---------|-------
                      |         |
  Total               |         |
12 to 15 years old ...|    56.9 |    75.7       9.8      64.8 \2\ 1.1
16 to 19 years old ...|    72.0 |    77.9      15.4      60.9 \2\ 1.6
20 to 24 years old ...|     --- |    70.1      11.4      56.0     2.6
25 years old and over |     --- |    20.0       4.2      15.5     0.3
                      |         |
  Male                |         |
12 to 15 years old ...|    71.1 |    88.6      15.2      73.0 \2\ 0.3
16 to 19 years old ...|    89.0 |    96.5      19.3      76.8 \2\ 0.5
20 to 24 years old ...|     --- |    87.0      15.5      68.9 \2\ 2.6
                      |         |
  Female              |         |
12 to 15 years old ...|    41.5 |    62.2 \2\   4.1      56.3 \2\ 1.9
16 to 19 years old ...|    54.7 |    58.7      11.3      44.5 \2\ 2.8
20 to 24 years old ...|     --- |    53.4       7.4      43.3 \2\ 2.7
                      |         |
  White               |         |
12 to 15 years old ...|    55.5 |    75.0      10.8      63.1 \2\ 1.1
16 to 19 years old ...|    68.9 |    70.5      10.2      58.3 \2\ 2.0
20 to 24 years old ...|     --- |    67.5       7.8      57.1 \2\ 2.6
                      |         |
  Black               |         |
12 to 15 years old ...|    64.5 |    83.3 \2\   5.3      76.5 \2\ 1.5
16 to 19 years old ...|    92.9 |   125.5      46.7      78.8 \2\ 0.0
20 to 24 years old ...|     --- |   102.4      34.5      64.2 \2\ 3.7
----------------------|---------|-------------------------------------

-Data not available.

/1/ Subcategories may not sum to total due to rounding.

/2/ Estimate is based on 10 or fewer sample cases.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Statistics, Criminal Victimization in the United States, 1991 and 1992.

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