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NCJ Number: NCJ 206836     Find in a Library
Title: Violent Victimization of College Students, 1995-2002
Series: BJS Special Reports
Author(s): Katrina Baum ; Patsy Klaus
Corporate Author: Bureau of Justice Statistics
US Dept of Justice
Office of Justice Programs
United States of America
Date Published: 01/2005
Page Count: 7
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Agency Summary: Agency Summary 
Type: Statistics
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This report examines the incidence of college student victimization and compares the findings to persons of similar ages in the general population.
Abstract: In addition, the report describes the extent to which student victimization occurs on campus and in off-campus locations and settings, as well as the involvement of alcohol and drugs in student victimizations. Highlights include the following: on average, from 1995 to 2002, comparing persons ages 18-24, male college students were twice as likely to be victims of overall violence than female students (80 versus 43 per 1,000); White students had somewhat higher rates of violent victimization than Blacks and higher rates than students of other races (65 versus 52 and 37 per 1,000 respectively); for females, nonstudents were over 1.5 times more likely than college students to be a victim of a violent crime (71 versus 43 per 1,000). 8 tables
Main Term(s): Violent crime statistics
Index Term(s): Violent crimes ; Drug Related Crime ; Alcohol-Related Offenses ; Victimization surveys ; Alcohol-crime relationship ; Campus crime ; Victim profiles
   
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