% of American women who report being physically or sexually abused by a husband or boyfriend at some point in their lives.



Stat: Nearly one-third of American women report being physically or sexually abused by a husband or boyfriend at some point in their lives.

Stat Categories: Domestic Violence / Abuse Stats

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Stat Source: Commonwealth Fund Survey, 1998.

Publisher (site that mentioned this stat): Domestic Peace

Submitted By: Michael Raeford

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