Cybercrime tops Americans' crime worries

Americans are more worried they will be a victim of a cybercrime than any other crime, according to Gallup's annual crime poll.

Gallup surveyed 1,028 adults in the U.S. via telephone about how often they found themselves worrying they would fall victim to various crimes.

Here is how Americans ranked their crime anxieties.  

1. Having your personal, credit card or financial information stolen by computer hackers (67 percent)

2. Being the victim of identity theft (66 percent)

3. Having your car stolen or broken into (38 percent)

4. Your home being burglarized when you are not there (36 percent)

5. Being the victim of terrorism (30 percent)

6. Having a school-aged child physically harmed at school (26 percent)

7. Getting mugged (25 percent)

8. Your home being burglarized when you are there (23 percent)

9. Being the victim of a hate crime (22 percent)

10. Getting murdered (18 percent)

11. Being sexually assaulted (18 percent)

12. Being attacked while driving your car (18 percent)

13. Being assaulted/killed by a coworker/employee where you work (6 percent)

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