Sexual Victimizations: Victims as Percentages of the Sample

Victimization TypePY VictimizationsLifetime Victimizations
All VictimsVictim Gender, %Victim Age, %All VictimsVictim Gender, %Victim Age, %
%95% CIMaleFemale0–1 y2–5 y6–9 y10–13 y14–17 y%95% CIMaleFemale2–5 y6–9 y10–13 y14–17 y
Any sexual victimizationa6.10.94.8b7.4b0.9b2.0b7.7b16.3b9.81.17.5b12.2b1.5b5.0b9.4b27.8b
Sexual assault1.80.41.3b2.3b0.0b0.4b0.8b1.4b5.3b3.90.72.5b5.4b0.9b3.2b1.9b11.3b
Rape, completed0.20.20.0c0.4c0.0c0.0c0.0c0.0c0.8c0.70.30.1b1.3b0.0b0.4b0.4b2.3b
Rape, attempted or completed1.10.40.7b1.6b0.0b0.1b0.1b1.3b3.8b2.40.51.3b3.7b0.3b0.8b1.6b8.3b
Sexual assault, known adult0.30.10.0b0.5b0.0c0.2c0.1c0.0c0.9c1.20.40.3b2.1b0.6b0.7b0.2b3.9b
Sexual assault, adult stranger0.
Sexual assault, peer1.
Flashed or sexual exposure, peer2.
Flashed or sexual exposure, adult0.
Sexual harassment2.60.61.4b4.4b0.0b0.2b5.6b5.6b4.20.82.4b7.0b0.0b0.4b6.5b11.6b
Statutory sexual offense0.10.30.1c0.5c0.0c0.6c0.40.70.5b1.9b0.0b1.9b
Internet sex talk1.50.51.2b2.9b0.0b,d0.0b1.7b4.8b2.40.61.8b4.8b0.0b,d0.0b2.5b8.1b
  • Sample N = 4549 (male, 2273; female, 2276; 0–1 year, 503; 2–5 years, 1047; 6–9 years, 904; 10–13 years, 920; 14–17 years, 1175).

  • a Excludes Internet sex talk.

  • b Values within each measurement set are significantly different at P < .05.

  • c Too small for χ2 evaluation.

  • d Includes 5-year-olds only.