Survey: Students More Likely Than Others to Be Stalked

January 14, 2015

An analysis of federal data by researchers at the Crime Victims' Institute at Sam Houston State University suggests that college students are at higher risk for stalking than are members of the general public. The data show that  4.3 percent of college students experienced stalking in the last year, compared to 2.2 percent of the general public. At the same time, the analysis found that only a quarter of college students who are stalked report the crime, compared to nearly a third of others who are stalked.

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