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



Stat: Nearly one-third of American women (31 percent) 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
Children from homes characterized by domestic violence are five to seven times more lik... See Full Stat Info
Slightly more than half of female victims of domestic violence live in households with ... See Full Stat Info
Estimates range from 960,000 incidents of violence against a current or former spouse, ... See Full Stat Info
Women are 5 to 8 times more likely than men to be victimized by an intimate partner. See Full Stat Info
32% of female homicide victims are killed by their intimate partners. See Full Stat Info
Violence by an intimate partner accounts for about 21% of violent crime experienced by ... See Full Stat Info
One of five college females will experience some form of dating violence See Full Stat Info
Violence by an intimate partner accounts for about 2% of violent crime experienced by men. See Full Stat Info
Studies show that child abuse occurs in 30-60% of family violence cases that involve fa... See Full Stat Info
Domestic violence is the leading cause of injury to women?more than car accidents, mugg... See Full Stat Info
38% of date rape victims were young women from 14 to 17 years of age. See Full Stat Info
A woman is abused every 12 seconds in the United States. See Full Stat Info
Ninety-two percent of women surveyed listed reducing domestic violence and sexual assau... See Full Stat Info
Male partners assault 2 million American women each year. See Full Stat Info
Approximately 1-3 million women are battered each year by their intimate partner. See Full Stat Info
Date rape accounted for 67 percent of sexual assaults. See Full Stat Info
Witnessing violence as a child is associated with adult reports of depression, trauma-r... See Full Stat Info
On average, more than three women are murdered by their husbands or boyfriends in this ... See Full Stat Info
More than 4 in every 10 incidents of domestic violence involved non-married persons See Full Stat Info
3.3 million children witness domestic violence each year in the US. 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
Six out of 10 rapes of young women occur in their own home or a friend or relative's ho... 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
In 1996, among all female murder victims in the U.S., 30% were slain by their husbands ... See Full Stat Info
40% / Forty percent of teenage girls ages 14 to 17 say they know someone their age that... See Full Stat Info
Of those who abuse their partner, well over 65% also physically and/or sexually abuse t... 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