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Teen Violence The sad reality. How likely is it that you or someone you know will be a victim of violence? About 1/3 of the victims of violent crimes.

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1 Teen Violence The sad reality

2 How likely is it that you or someone you know will be a victim of violence? About 1/3 of the victims of violent crimes are teenagers and young adults ages Almost ½ of all victims are under the age of 25 (Bureau of Justice Statistics, US Department of Justice)

3 Homicide is the second leading cause of death ….. for persons years of age….

4 In 2002…. more than 877,000 young people between the ages of were injured in violent acts

5 Approximately 1 in 13…. required hospitalization

6 In 2003…. 5,570 young people ages were murdered…

7 Thats an average of …… 15 murder victims a day

8 82 percent ….. were killed with firearms

9 About 9% of murders in the US… were committed by youth under 18 in Around 1561 youth under the age of 18 were arrested for homicide.

10 About 1 in 3 high school students say they have been in a physical fight in the past year, and about 1 in 8 of those students required medical attention for their injuries

11 More than 1 in 6 students …. in grades 6 to 10 say they are bullied sometimes, and more than 1 in 12 say they are bullied once a week

12 Suicide…. is the third leading cause of death among teenagers in the United States….

13 About 1 in 11 high school students say they have made a suicide attempt in the past year…..

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