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Five States Have the Highest Rates for Feeling Unsafe at School: Crime in America.Net

Information released by the Centers for Disease Control-High School Youth Risk Behavior Survey indicates the following:

Nationally, 5.0 percent of students, “Did not go to school because they felt unsafe at school or on their way to or from school on at least 1 day” (during the 30 days before the survey).

High School Youth Risk Behavior Survey, 2009

The five states with the highest percentages include:

Arkansas: 14.0

Alabama: 9.6

Louisiana: 9.1

Hawaii: 7.9

West Virginia: 7.8

For information on additional states, see: .

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August 2, 2010

Information released by the Centers for Disease Control-High School Youth Risk Behavior Survey indicates the following:

Nationally, 10.5 percent of girls and 4.5 percent of boys state that they were “Ever forced to have sexual intercourse.”

The five states with the highest percentages of female students raped include:

1. Arkansas: 18.5

2. Alaska: 17.9

3. West Virginia: 17.8

4. Kentucky: 17.4

5. Missouri: 17.0

For information on additional states, see: .

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  1. great post..surprised to see Hawaii on the list

    • So were we; could be a fluke. West Virginia also pops up in this and future lists yet West Virginia traditionally has low rates for crime.
      Adam Smith

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