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October 16, 2005

Youth Violence

Filed under: North America,Youth Psychology — Admin @ 7:44 pm

# School-associated violent deaths represent less than one percent of all homicides and suicides that occur among school-aged children. (National Center for Injury Prevention and Control)
# More than fifty percent of all school-associated violent deaths occurred during transition times during the school day – either at the beginning or end of the day or during lunch-time. (National Center for Injury Prevention and Control)
# Homicide is the leading cause of death among 15 to 24 year olds. (National Center for Injury Prevention and Control)

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