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Physical Fights at School (San Diego 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, San Diego County 2008-2010.

  • 29% of African American students in San Diego County reported having been in a physical fight at school at least once in the past 12 months.
     
  • 14.6% of Asian students in San Diego County reported having been in a physical fight at school at least once in the past 12 months.
     
  • 23.3% of Latino students in San Diego 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 San Diego County reported having been in a physical fight at school at least once in the past 12 months.
     
  • 24.7% of Pacific Islander students in San Diego 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 San Diego 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, San Diego County, 2008-2010

African American

Latino

Native American

Asian

Pacific Islander

White

0 Times

71.0

76.7

73.3

85.4

75.3

84.6

1 Time

10.2

10.6

11.5

8.3

10.4

8.3

2-3 Times

7.8

6.4

6.8

2.8

5.9

3.8

4 or More Times

11.0

6.2

8.4

3.5

8.4

3.4

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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