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Physical Fights at School (Sacramento 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, Sacramento County 2008-2010.

  • 30.4% of African American students in Sacramento County reported having been in a physical fight at school at least once in the past 12 months.
     
  • 14.1% of Asian students in Sacramento County reported having been in a physical fight at school at least once in the past 12 months.
     
  • 23.8% of Latino students in Sacramento County reported having been in a physical fight at school at least once in the past 12 months.
     
  • 26.7% of Native American students in Sacramento County reported having been in a physical fight at school at least once in the past 12 months.
     
  • 22.3% of Pacific Islander students in Sacramento County reported having been in a physical fight at school at least once in the past 12 months.
     
  • African American students in Sacramento 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, Sacramento County, 2008-2010

African American

Latino

Native American

Asian

Pacific Islander

White

0 Times

69.6

76.2

73.3

85.9

77.7

83.0

1 Time

12.6

10.4

9.5

7.0

8.7

8.3

2-3 Times

8.1

6.1

7.0

3.7

7.2

4.9

4 or More Times

9.7

7.3

10.2

3.4

6.4

3.8

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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