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Saturday, March 7 • 3:45pm - 5:00pm
Do College Students Feel Unsafe on Campus or at Home? And If So, Which Ones?

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Do College Students Feel Unsafe on Campus or at Home? And If So, Which Ones? Many college campuses recently have become concerned about the issue of students’ safety on campus. The current study examines college students’ feeling of being unsafe both on campus and at home. In addition, the students who report feeling unsafe in each context were examined along demographic lines to determine which students feel unsafe on campus, which feel unsafe at home, and whether there is any overlap between the two groups. Participants were 439 college students at a Midwestern university. The sample was 71.9% female and 81.7% were White US citizens. Participants were asked to complete a questionnaire including how often they had experienced each of a number of behaviors since they had been in college, as well as demographic questions. A chi-square analysis was conducted on the variables of whether a student had experienced feeling unsafe on campus and experienced feeling unsafe at home, to examine the degree of overlap. The variables were significantly related, Χ2 (1, N = 433) = 37.21, p

Saturday March 7, 2015 3:45pm - 5:00pm PST