Table 1.

Percentages of Male Youth Reporting Perpetration of Sexual Violence by Environmental and Personal Characteristics

“Perpetrator,” %χ2P
Grade
 9th (n = 18 900)5.337.03<.001
 12th (n = 15 080)3.9
Ethnicity
 White (n = 30 358)4.1204.06<.001
 Asian-American  (n = 803)6.4
 Black (n = 509)11.6
 Hispanic (n = 368)12.0
 American Indian  (n = 332)9.6
 Other or mixed race   (n = 837)5.4
 Do not know (n = 516)15.9
Family structure
 Both biological/adoptive  parents (n = 24 590)4.088.43<.001
 One parent (n = 6098)5.6
 Other situations  (n = 4964)7.0
Sexually abused by family  member
 Yes (n = 598)46.7962.99<.001
 No (n = 33 072)3.9
Sexually abused by nonfamily adult
 Yes (n = 1065)32.2896.26<.001
 No (n = 32 625)3.8
Physically abused
 Yes (n = 3151)14.4519.68<.001
 No (n = 30 543)3.6
Witnessed abuse
 Yes (n = 3934)12.9502.12<.001
 No (n = 29 682)3.6
Alcohol problem in family
 Yes (n = 5110)9.8288.25<.001
 No (n = 28 601)3.8
Drug problem in family
 Yes (n = 2130)16.0434.79<.001
 No (n = 31 555)3.9
Alcohol use frequency
 Weekly or less (n = 32 742)4.1777.17<.001
 Daily (n = 649)31.0
Steroid use past year
 Yes (n = 842)36.3946.89<.001
 No (n = 31 482)3.7
Gang membership
 Yes, still do (n = 1762)25.21173.52<.001
 Yes, but not anymore (n = 1676)11.2
 No (n = 30 142)3.1
Hours a week spent “hanging out”
 40 or less (n = 28 260)3.5446.86<.001
 41 or more (n = 4334)11.0