Number of calls received by The National Domestic Violence Hotline since 1996



Stat: The National Domestic Violence Hotline has received more than 700,000 calls for assistance since February 1996.

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: 1996

Stat Source: National Domestic Violence Hotline, December 2001.

Publisher (site that mentioned this stat): Domestic Peace

Submitted By: Michael Raeford

Related Categories: None


Share on:

Related Stats / Figures


Stat Data / Info Details
31,260 women were murdered by an intimate partner from 1976-1996. See Full Stat Info
Around the world, at least one in every three women has been beaten, coerced into sex o... See Full Stat Info
Everyday in the US, more than three women are murdered by their husbands or boyfriends. See Full Stat Info
Male partners assault 2 million American women each year. See Full Stat Info
Nearly one-third of American women (31 percent) report being physically or sexually abu... See Full Stat Info
More than 4 in every 10 incidents of domestic violence involved non-married persons See Full Stat Info
Of women who reported being raped and /or physically assaulted since the age of 18, thr... See Full Stat Info
Six out of 10 rapes of young women occur in their own home or a friend or relative's ho... See Full Stat Info
Of those who abuse their partner, well over 65% also physically and/or sexually abuse t... See Full Stat Info
Nearly 1 in 5 teenage girls who have been in a relationship said a boyfriend threatened... See Full Stat Info
About one in three high school students have been or will be involved in an abusive rel... See Full Stat Info
Men who as children witnessed their parents? domestic violence were twice as likely to ... See Full Stat Info
Studies show that child abuse occurs in 30-60% of family violence cases that involve fa... See Full Stat Info
Approximately 1-3 million women are battered each year by their intimate partner. See Full Stat Info
The costs of intimate partner violence in the US alone exceed $5.8 billion per year: $4... See Full Stat Info
60% of young women, ages 15 to 24, were currently involved in an ongoing abusive relati... See Full Stat Info
More than half of school age children in domestic violence shelters show clinical level... See Full Stat Info
38% of date rape victims were young women from 14 to 17 years of age. See Full Stat Info
Children from homes characterized by domestic violence are five to seven times more lik... See Full Stat Info
Violence by an intimate partner accounts for about 21% of violent crime experienced by ... See Full Stat Info
In 1996, among all female murder victims in the U.S., 30% were slain by their husbands ... See Full Stat Info
Nearly one-third of American women report being physically or sexually abused by a husb... See Full Stat Info
According to the U.S. Surgeon General, domestic violence is the leading cause of injury... See Full Stat Info
63% of all boys, age 11-20, who commit murder kill the man who was abusing their mother See Full Stat Info
11% of all murders in 1998 were the result of domestic violence. See Full Stat Info
35% of all emergency room calls are a result of domestic violence. 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