National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey: 2010 Summary Report

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The primary objectives of this report from the US National Center for Injury Prevention and Control of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are to describe:

  • The prevalence and characteristics of sexual violence, stalking, and intimate partner violence
  • Who is most likely to experience these forms of violence
  • The patterns and impact of the violence experienced by specific perpetrators
  • The health consequences of these forms of violence

A key finding of the report is that nearly 1 in 5 women (18.3%) and 1 in 71 men (1.4%) in the United States have been raped at some time in their lives.