The number of robberies and robllell-related injuries to employees in convenience stores (C-stores) during 1992 or 1993 were estimated for selected metropolitan areas around Miami and Tampa, Florida ; Atlanta, Grorgia ; Chicago, Illinois ; Baltimore, Maryland ; Boston, Massachusetts ; Detroit, Michigan ; Pittsburgh and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania ; Charleston, Columbia, Greenville, and Spartanburg, South Carolina ; and Arlington, Chesterfield, and Henrixo counties, Virginia.
Of the 1835 C-store robberies that occurred during 1992 or 1993 in all selected areas (excluding Atlanta and Chicago), there were 12 homicides of C-store employees ; 219 nonfatal injuries of C-store employees ; 1071 robberies in which there were no injuries but a weapon was used, displayed, or implied toward a C-store employee ; and 132 robberies in which thou was no injury and no weapon used, but an employee was struck, pushed, or shoved.
Corresponding figures for the 238 robberies that occurred in Chicago during January to June 1993, and for which victim employment status was unknown (customer or employee) were three homicides, 53 nonfatal injuries, 120 attacks in which a weapon was used but there was no injury, and 57 attacks in which a person was struck, pushed, or shoved but there was no injury.
The proportion of robberies that resulted in a homicide or injury to an employee varied among selected areas from. 03 to. 25.
The proportion of homicides and injuries to an employee was. (...)
Mots-clés Pascal : Magasin commercial, Proximité, Epidémiologie, Meurtre, Criminalité, Vol criminel, Exposition professionnelle, Médecine travail, Homme, Traumatisme, Lésion, Blessure, Milieu urbain, Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique, Employé, Prévention, Magasin de proximité
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Store, Proximity, Epidemiology, Murder, Criminality, Criminal theft, Occupational exposure, Occupational medicine, Human, Trauma, Lesion, Injury, Urban environment, United States, North America, America, Employee, Prevention
Notice produite par :
Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 96-0368307
Code Inist : 002B16N. Création : 10/04/1997.