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The Economic Costs of Alcohol and Drug Abuse in the United States - 1992

Appendix C, Table C.7

Property Damage Costs to Victims of Crime by Type of Crime, 1992

Property Damage Crimes Causal Factor
(%)
Amount Attributed to Alcohol and Drug Abuse
(millions of dollars)
Type of Crime Number
(thousands)
Cost
(millions of dollars)
Alcohol Abuse Drug Abuse Alcohol Abuse Drug Abuse

Robbery

1,226 20.7 3.4 27.2 0.7 5.6

Assault

141 4.1 30 5.1 1.2 0.2

Personal Larceny

12,211 280.0 2.8 29.6 7.8 82.9

Burglary

4,757 175.4 3.6 30.0 6.3 52.6

Household Larceny

8,101 114.7 2.8 29.6 3.2 34.0

Motor Vehicle Theft

1,959 256.1 3.5 6.8 9.0 17.4
Total 28,395 851.0 NA NA 28.3 192.7

Source: U.S. Department of Justice (1994a), p. 2.
Note: Components may not sum to totals because of rounding.


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