% 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

Tags: domestic violence domestic violence,teens domestic violence,teens,teen dating violence domestic violence,teens,teen dating violence,battered domestic violence,teens,teen dating violence,battered,abuse domestic violence,teens,teen dating violence,battered,abuse,abusive relationships

Years:

Stat Source: Commonwealth Fund Survey, 1998.

Publisher (site that mentioned this stat): Domestic Peace

Submitted By: Michael Raeford

Related Categories: None


Share on:

Related Stats / Figures


Stat Data / Info Details
According to the U.S. Surgeon General, domestic violence is the leading cause of injury... See Full Stat Info
60% of young women, ages 15 to 24, were currently involved in an ongoing abusive relati... See Full Stat Info
Ninety-two percent of women surveyed listed reducing domestic violence and sexual assau... See Full Stat Info
On average, more than three women are murdered by their husbands or boyfriends in this ... See Full Stat Info
The National Domestic Violence Hotline has received more than 700,000 calls for assista... See Full Stat Info
More than half young women raped (68 percent) knew their rapist either as a boyfriend, ... See Full Stat Info
Each day, 4 women die as a result of abuse. See Full Stat Info
38% of date rape victims were young women from 14 to 17 years of age. See Full Stat Info
31,260 women were murdered by an intimate partner from 1976-1996. See Full Stat Info
Each day, 3 children die as a result of abuse. See Full Stat Info
In one study, from 30 to 50 percent of female high school students reported having alre... See Full Stat Info
One in five female high school students reports being physically or sexually abused by ... See Full Stat Info
One of five college females will experience some form of dating violence See Full Stat Info
11% of all murders in 1998 were the result of domestic violence. See Full Stat Info
Child abuse occurs in 30-60% of family violence cases that involve families with children. See Full Stat Info
Children in homes where domestic violence occurs are physically abused or seriously neg... See Full Stat Info
Researchers have linked exposure to chronic abuse and violence with lower IQ scores, po... See Full Stat Info
Children from homes characterized by domestic violence are five to seven times more lik... See Full Stat Info
It is estimates that 503,485 women are stalked by an intimate partner each year in the ... See Full Stat Info
In 1994, women separated from their spouses had a victimization rate 1 _ times higher t... See Full Stat Info
40% / percent of teenage girls age 14 to 17 report knowing someone their age who has be... See Full Stat Info
Approximately 1-3 million women are battered each year by their intimate partner. See Full Stat Info
A woman is abused every 12 seconds in the United States. See Full Stat Info
Studies suggest that up to 10 million children witness some form of domestic violence a... See Full Stat Info
Teen dating violence most often takes place in the home of one of the partners. See Full Stat Info
Approximately 85% of the victims of domestic violence are women. See Full Stat Info


News / Press / Blogs Mentioning This Stat


There are no news articles listed.

Market Research Reports Mentioning / Related to this Stat / Figure


There are no reports listed.

Comment on this Stat


Edit | Back