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Felony Defendants in Large Urban Counties, 2004 - Statistical Tables

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Table 3. Gender of felony defendants, by most serious arrest charge, 2004

Most serious
arrest charge
Number of
defendants   
Percent of felony defendants
in the 75 largest counties
    Total Male Female
     All offenses
57,462
    
100
82
%
18
%
Violent offenses
12,973
 
100
%
86
%
14
%
  Murder
350
 
100
 
92
 
8
 
  Rape
531
 
100
 
99
 
1
 
  Robbery
3,093
 
100
 
91
 
9
 
  Assault
6,875
 
100
 
82
 
18
 
  Other violent
2,124
 
100
 
87
 
13
 
Property offenses
17,581
 
100
%
76
%
24
%
  Burglary
4,512
 
100
 
86
 
14
 
  Larceny/theft
4,507
 
100
 
71
 
29
 
  Motor vehicle theft
2,068
 
100
 
87
 
13
 
  Forgery
2,118
 
100
 
66
 
34
 
  Fraud
1,826
 
100
 
59
 
41
 
  Other property
2,548
 
100
 
81
 
19
 
Drug offenses
21,065
 
100
%
82
%
18
%
  Trafficking
8,628
 
100
 
86
 
14
 
  Other drug
12,437
 
100
 
80
 
20
 
Public-order offenses
5,843
 
100
%
88
%
12
%
 
Weapons
1,767
 
100
 
96
 
4
 
 
Driving-related
1,841
 
100
 
90
 
10
 
 
Other public-order
2,236
 
100
 
78
 
22
 
Note: Data on gender of defendants were available for 99.9% of all cases.

Source: State Court Processing Statistics (SCPS).
  See also Methodology.
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