TABLE 2

Adjusted Associations Between Victimization Groups and Past-Month Weapon Carrying in School (N = 15 624)

Victimization GroupsTotal SampleBoysGirls
% Who Carried a WeaponaaORb (95% CI)% Who Carried a WeaponaaORc (95% CI)% Who Carried a WeaponaaORc (95% CI)
Nonvictim and no additional threats (n = 10 526)a2.51.00 (Reference)3.61.00 (Reference)1.41.00 (Reference)
VoB in past year and no additional threats (n = 1857)2.81.39 (0.85–2.28)5.61.74 (1.05–2.88)1.10.85 (0.45–1.60)
VoB and 1 additional risk factor
 VoB and skipped school because they felt unsafe in past month (“skipped”) (n = 211)5.33.09 (1.12–8.54)17.15.71 (1.59–20.48)1.30.97 (0.28–3.36)
 VoB and involved in fights at school in past year (“fought”) (n = 223)10.85.02 (1.97–12.82)15.95.92 (2.11–16.62)2.31.91 (0.48–7.51)
 VoB and threatened or injured at school in past year (“threatened or injured”) (n = 215)11.95.94 (3.44–10.26)17.57.19 (3.35–15.40)6.73.72 (1.34–10.32)
VoB and 2 additional risk factors
 VoB, skipped, and threatened or injured (n = 89)9.75.86 (2.52–13.62)15.05.73 (1.88–17.44)7.55.87 (1.85–18.62)
 VoB, skipped, and fought (n = 47)11.46.90 (2.32–20.50)14.34.79 (0.64–35.69)10.39.00 (2.42–33.50)
 VoB, threatened or injured, and fought (n = 73)25.914.45 (6.05–34.49)28.911.59 (5.08–26.42)25.427.99 (4.74–165.47)
VoB and 3 additional risk factors
 VoB, skipped, threatened or injured, and fought (n = 78)46.435.56 (14.84–85.23)44.823.92 (8.97–63.76)39.949.97 (12.80–195.05)
  • a Unweighted frequencies, weighted percentages.

  • b Odds ratio adjusted for sex, grade, and race/ethnicity compared with “nonvictim and no additional threats.”

  • c Odds ratio adjusted for grade and race/ethnicity compared with “nonvictim and no additional threats.”