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Physical Fights at School (Riverside County, 2008-2010)

Percentage of students in grades 7, 9, and 11 reporting the number of times in the past 12 months they have been in a physical fight at school, Riverside County 2008-2010.

  • 30.4% of African American students in Riverside County reported having been in a physical fight at school at least once in the past 12 months.
     
  • 14.6% of Asian students in Riverside County reported having been in a physical fight at school at least once in the past 12 months.
     
  • 22.6% of Latino students in Riverside County reported having been in a physical fight at school at least once in the past 12 months.
     
  • 29.8% of Native American students in Riverside County reported having been in a physical fight at school at least once in the past 12 months.
     
  • 25.2% of Pacific Islander students in Riverside County reported having been in a physical fight at school at least once in the past 12 months.
     
  • African American and Native American students in Riverside County were the most likely to report having been in a physical fight at school at least once in the past 12 months.

Physical Fighting at School, Riverside County, 2008-2010

African American

Latino

Native American

Asian

Pacific Islander

White

0 Times

69.6

77.4

70.2

85.4

74.8

82.3

1 Time

12.7

10.2

12.5

7.2

10.1

8.9

2-3 Times

7.6

6.4

7.8

3.3

6.1

4.1

4 or More Times

10.0

6.0

9.5

4.2

9.0

4.7

As cited on www.kidsdata.org, a program of the Lucile Packard Foundation for Children’s Health.

Definition: Percentage of students in grades 7, 9, and 11 reporting the number of times in the past 12 months they have been in a physical fight at school, by race/ethnicity.

Source: 
California Healthy Kids Survey - Fighting (WestEd), California Department of Education
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