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Aggravated assault table: aggravated assault, types of weapons used.

Aggravated Assault Table
Aggravated Assault, Types of Weapons Used
Percent Distribution by Region, 2012

            Total all     Firearms   Knives or     Other weapons
            weapons (1)               cutting      (clubs, blunt
                                     instruments   objects, etc.)
Region

Total             100.0       21.8          18.8             32.6
Northeast         100.0       16.1          22.7             32.0
Midwest           100.0       24.5          16.8             30.0
South             100.0       23.9          19.3             33.5
West              100.0       18.9          17.4             33.0

              Personal
               weapons
            (hands, fists,
Region       feet, etc.)

Total                 26.8
Northeast             29.3
Midwest               28.8
South                 23.4
West                  30.6

(1) Because of rounding, the percentages may not add to 100.0.
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Date:Jan 1, 2012
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