Reported teen dating violence in oklahoma
The KIDS COUNT Data Center, an initiative of the Annie E.
Since dating relationships begin in early adolescence, prevention programs must start with this age group in order to be effective in deterring teen dating violence.
Dating violence is widespread with serious long-term and short-term effects.
Many teens do not report it because they are afraid to tell friends and family.
A 2011 CDC nationwide survey found that 23% of females and 14% of males who ever experienced rape, physical violence, or stalking by an intimate partner, first experienced some form of partner violence between 11 and 17 years of age.
A 2013 survey found approximately 10% of high school students reported physical victimization and 10% reported sexual victimization from a dating partner in the 12 months before they were surveyed.