The Relationship Between Demographical Characteristics And Fear Of Crime In Women On University: A Case Study Of USM Main Campus
Crime is a social problem commanding national attention. Although literature have shown that fear has many reasons, one reason for fear might be due to the demographical factors. This study sought to examine the relationship between demographical factors and fear of crime in women on USM campus. The findings of this study prove that age, marital status, classification in university and residency demonstrate a significant relationship with fear of crime in women on USM campus.
Index Terms- fear of crime, demographical factors, USM main campus, women.