Aggravated Assault Table

Aggravated Assault, Types of Weapons Used
Percent Distribution by Region, 2006

Region Total all weapons1 Firearms Knives or cutting instruments Other weapons (clubs, blunt objects, etc.) Personal weapons
(hands, fists, feet, etc.)
Total 100.0 21.9 18.7 34.4 25.0
Northeast 100.0 16.2 20.7 32.6 30.4
Midwest 100.0 23.4 17.1 30.8 28.7
South 100.0 23.2 19.5 35.7 21.5
West 100.0 20.9 17.4 34.7 27.0

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