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Table 4.  Percentage of students ages 12 through 18 who reported avoiding a specific place at school, by reports of criminal victimization and year: School years 2005 through 2017
  Year
Type of victimization 2005   20071   2009   2011   2013   2015   2017  
All students 4.5   5.7   3.9   4.6   3.6   3.9   4.9  
                             
None 4.2   5.4   3.7   4.3   3.4   3.7   4.7  
Victimization                            
Any 10.9   13.1   10.5   13.7   11.8   12.1   15.3  
Theft 5.7   8.9   8.4   10.8   7.0 ! 8.3 ! 13.0  
Violence 26.6   22.1   16.8 ! 24.8   19.0   18.4 ! 21.7  
! Interpret data with caution. The standard error for this estimate is 30 to 50 percent of the estimate's value.
1 Caution should be used in comparing results before and after 2007. Beginning in 2007, the reference period was the school year, whereas in prior survey years the reference period was the previous 6 months.
NOTE: Tabular data include only students who reported being enrolled in grades 6 through 12 and not receiving any of their education through homeschooling during the school year reported. "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. "Violent" includes rape, sexual assault, robbery, and aggravated and simple assault. "Any" includes violent crimes and theft. "At school" includes inside the school building, on school property, on the school bus, and on the way to or from school. Student reports of "theft" and "violent" victimization may not sum to "any" victimization because respondents can report more than one victimization. "Avoided a specific place at school" includes the entrance into the school, hallways or stairs, parts of the cafeteria, restrooms, and other places inside the school building. Population estimate based on the 2017 SCS for all students meeting the age, grade, and school criteria is 25,023,000.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Statistics, School Crime Supplement to the National Crime Victimization Survey, 2017.