Table 2.

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

“Perpetrator,” %χ2P
Grade
 9th (n = 19 850)1.42.35NS
 12th (n = 15 541)1.2
Ethnicity
 White (n = 32 064)1.163.37<.001
 Asian-American (n = 942)1.4
 Black (n = 438)3.7
 Hispanic (n = 348)2.6
 American Indian (n = 324)3.1
 Other or mixed race (n = 717)2.6
 Do not know (n = 275)6.2
Family structure
 Both biological/adoptive parents (n = 24 590)1.135.83<.001
 One parent (n = 5882)1.6
 Other situations (n = 4919)2.1
Sexually abused by family member
 Yes (n = 2295)4.5129.73<.001
 No (n = 32 787)1.1
Sexually abused by nonfamily adult
 Yes (n = 5021)3.4149.42<.001
 No (n = 30 042)0.9
Physically abused
 Yes (n = 5703)3.1140.70<.001
 No (n = 29 444)0.9
Witnessed abuse
 Yes (n = 6413)2.8121.00<.001
 No (n = 28 702)0.9
Alcohol problem in family
 Yes (n = 7858)2.262.46<.001
 No (n = 27 341)1.0
Drug problem in family
 Yes (n = 3173)3.382.38<.001
 No (n = 32 034)1.1
Alcohol use frequency
 Weekly or less (n = 34 754)1.2247.94<.001
 Daily (n = 194)16.0
Steroid use past year
 Yes (n = 134)26.1164.47<.001
 No (n = 34 358)1.2
Gang membership
 Yes, still do (n = 468)12.4237.99<.001
 Yes, but not anymore (n = 802)5.2
 No (n = 33 920)1.0
Hours a week spent “hanging out”
 40 or less (n = 31 112)1.0106.34<.001
 41 or more (n = 3450)3.0