Various Other Topics
How many teens have reported experiencing dating violence?
- In 2007, 10% of high school students reported having experienced dating violence. 1
How many teens have ever been forced to have sex?
- In 2007, 8% of high school students reported having been physically forced to have sexual intercourse when they did not want to. 1
1 Eaton DK, Kann L, Kinchen S et al. Youth risk behavior surveillance, United States, 2007. Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report 2008; 57(SS-4):1-138; www.cdc.gov/HealthyYouth/yrbs/pdf/yrbss07_mmwr.pdf accessed 6/11/2008.