Table 2: Physical and Financial Consequences of Victimization Incidents, by Offense: 1989 and 1992






Consequences of Offense
(% of Offenses)




Use of Weapon
(% of Offenses)


Injury


Dollar Loss

Offense None Firearm Other None Minor* Serious 50 50–100 >100 >1,000

Sexual assault
(n=19) 89.5  5.3  5.3 44.4 44.4 11.1 NA NA NA NA
Aggravated assault
1989 (n=37) 13.5 21.6 64.9 78.4  0.0 21.6 NA NA NA NA
1992 (n=33)  0.0 18.2 81.8 78.1  6.3 15.6 NA NA NA NA
Battery
1989 (n=124) 91.1  4.0  4.9 65.0 14.6 20.3 NA NA NA NA
1992 (n=106) 88.6  4.8  6.6 69.8 14.2 16.0 NA NA NA NA
Robbery
1989 (n=53) 81.4  8.6 10.0 84.1  8.7  7.2 43.4  7.5 49.1 NA
1992 (n=56) 74.5  9.1 16.4 91.1  5.3  3.6 29.7 10.8 59.5 NA
Motor vehicle or bicycle theft
1989 (n=54) NA NA NA NA NA NA  7.4 16.7 75.9 31.5
1992 (n=70) NA NA NA NA NA NA  8.2 14.2 77.6 49.0
Theft from a vehicle
1989 (n=179) NA NA NA NA NA NA 25.1 20.7 54.2 NA
1992 (n=161) NA NA NA NA NA NA 35.2 23.3 41.5 NA
Theft from a public place
1989 (n=58) NA NA NA NA NA NA 43.1 19.0 37.9 NA
1992 (n=52) NA NA NA NA NA NA 53.3 26.7 20.0 NA
Pickpocket or purse snatching
1989 (n=34) NA NA NA NA NA NA 61.8 14.7 23.5 NA
1992 (n=23) NA NA NA NA NA NA 73.3 13.4 13.3 NA
Vandalism (destruction of or damage to property)
1989 (n=166) NA NA NA NA NA NA 24.1 18.1 57.8 NA
1992 (n=166) NA NA NA NA NA NA 20.9 18.3 60.8 NA


Note: Percentages may not total 100 percent because of rounding.

NA = Not asked for this offense.

* Minor injury includes being knocked down or bruised but excludes more serious injuries.

Serious injury includes any of the following: being cut or bleeding, unconscious, or hospitalized or in need of medical attention.

Motor vehicle theft only.

Data for sexual assault are combined for 1989 and 1992 because of the relatively small number of incidents (19 for the 2 years).


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