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Women Don't Feel As Safe As Men On College Campuses, Survey Shows

University of Washington students walk on the campus between classes Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2012, in Seattle. The university has a
University of Washington students walk on the campus between classes Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2012, in Seattle. The university has about a thousand more international students on the campus this fall, but university officials say that doesn't mean they have cut back on the number of in-state students at the state's most selective public university. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

Women feel less safe on college campuses than their male counterparts, according to a recent Chegg survey.

The survey found 43 percent of female students believe that their school is not doing enough to combat sexual assaults on campus, compared with 68 percent of males who think their school is doing enough.

Chegg also found that men and women differ by more than half in their top campus concerns: 41 percent of female students rank non-lethal assaults, including sexual assault, as a top concern on campus, while only 25 percent of male students do the same.

For the survey, Chegg collected responses from 1,765 students between June 12 and June 15, and data was weighted to national norms with an accuracy rating of +/- 2.3 percent.

A majority, 56 percent, also indicated in the survey they worry at least a little about school shootings, and 58 percent said they do not believe the media overhypes the issue.

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