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Aggravated Assault Table

Aggravated Assault, Types of Weapons Used

Percent Distribution by Region, 2014

Region Total all
weapons1
Firearms Knives or
cutting
instruments
Other weapons
(clubs, blunt
objects, etc.)
Personal
weapons
(hands, fists,
feet, etc.)
Total 100.0 22.5 18.8 31.9 26.9
Northeast 100.0 14.6 22.8 30.8 31.8
Midwest 100.0 25.1 16.7 28.4 29.8
South 100.0 26.7 18.8 32.3 22.2
West 100.0 18.1 17.6 34.0 30.3
  • 1 Because of rounding, the percentages may not add to 100.0.