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Relevant Population Characteristics for Sexual Violence

Relevant Population Characteristics

Nationally, nearly 1 in 5 women and 1 in 71 men reported experiencing rape at some time in their lives.^1^ Among adult women surveyed in 2010, 26.9% of American Indian/Alaska Native women, 22.0% of non-Hispanic Black women, 18.8% of non-Hispanic White women, 14.6% of Hispanic women, and 35.5% of women of multiple races experienced an attempted or a completed rape at some time in their lives.^1^ Among high school students, 12.5% of American Indian/Alaska Native students, 10.5% of Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander students, 8.6% of Black students, 8.2% of Hispanic students, 7.4% of White students, and 13.5% of multiple-race students reported that they were forced to have sexual intercourse at some time in their lives according to 1991-2011 data.^2^[[br]] [[br]] ---- 1) National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey (2010). Accessed 10/22/2018: [https://www.cdc.gov/violenceprevention/nisvs/summaryreports.html]. [[br]] 2) Utah Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System, Utah Department of Health. [[br]]

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