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State Prison Inmates, by Offense, Gender, Race, and Hispanic Origin, 2003

Most serious offense All Male Female White Black Hispanic
Total 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
Violent offenses 51.8 53.0 34.8 50.1 52.3 53.2
 Murder1 12.1 12.2 10.5 10.4 12.8 13.0
 Manslaughter 1.4 1.4 2.2 1.6 1.4 1.2
 Rape 4.9 5.2 0.6 7.0 3.9 3.1
 Other sexual assault 7.0 7.4 1.4 10.9 3.6 7.6
 Robbery 14.1 14.4 8.4 8.7 18.9 12.9
 Assault 9.9 10.0 8.8 8.8 9.5 12.8
 Other violent 2.5 2.5 2.9 2.8 2.2 2.5
Property offenses 20.9 20.2 30.0 26.5 17.9 17.0
 Burglary 11.0 11.3 6.6 13.5 9.5 9.6
 Larceny 3.9 3.5 9.4 4.8 3.6 2.7
 Motor vehicle theft 1.6 1.7 1.3 1.8 1.3 2.3
 Fraud 2.4 1.8 10.5 3.7 2.0 1.0
 Other property 1.9 1.9 2.2 2.7 1.5 1.4
Drug offenses 20.0 19.3 29.1 14.3 23.7 22.9
Public-order offenses 2 6.9 7.0 5.3 8.5 5.7 6.4
Other/unspecified 3 0.5 0.5 0.8 0.6 0.4 0.5
NOTE: Data are for inmates with a sentence of more than one year under the jurisdiction of state correctional authorities.
1. Includes nonnegligent manslaughter.
2. Includes weapons, drunk driving, court offenses, commercialized vice, morals and decency charges, liquor law violations, and other public-order offenses.
3. Includes juvenile offenses and unspecified felonies.
Source: Prisoners in 2005, U.S. Bureau of Justice Statistics.

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Federal Prison Inmates, by Most Serious Offense, 2003 Incarceration and Capital Punishment Sentenced State and Federal Prisoners by Gender and Race, 2006

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