Statistics on teen dating abuse
The survey collects data on past-year experiences of violence as well as lifetime experiences of violence.
The survey is also supported by the National Institute of Justice and the Department of Defense.
A full report (pdf, 124 pages), summary in English (pdf, 8 pages) and Spanish (pdf, 8 pages), fact sheet (pdf, 2 pages), and a toolkit (pdf, 56 pages).
Loveisrespect is a project of the National Domestic Violence Hotline and Break the Cycle.
Note: Intimate Partner Violence includes any form of physical violence, sexual violence, stalking, psychological aggression, and control of reproductive or sexual health.
Respondents represent only those who reported experiencing intimate partner violence in their lifetime.
Resources and Publications NOTE: This fact sheet contains resources, including Web sites, created by a variety of outside organizations. Department of Education does not guarantee the accuracy of any information contained on the Web sites of these outside organizations. Korchmaros, Ph D, University of Arizona; Danah Boyd, Ph D, New York University; and Kathleen Basile, Ph D, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Some definitions of teen dating violence include incidences of all three types of relationship violence (physical, sexual, and emotional or psychological violence), while others focus on just one or two of those types of violence.Further, youth may be afraid to disclose violence to friends and family.According to one study, only a third of teens who were in an abusive relationship ever told anyone about the abuse they experienced.The 2010 National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey (NISVS), a national survey of intimate partner violence and sexual violence, collected reports of lifetime intimate partner violence from a random sample of women and men 18 and older.