Researchers surveyed 8,080 students age 14 and older in 87 New York City public high schools.
A majority (63%) named law enforcement as the first and second most responsible for addressing the problem.
More than one-third of respondents (36%) said Congress is either first or second most responsible.
More than two-thirds (66%) said that they'd be somewhat or very likely to report the abuse to the police.
Nearly three-quarters (74%) of both men and women said that they would urge the woman to get help.
The study examined what happens between the ages of 10 and 14, when sibling violence peaks.
Siblings learn violence as a form of manipulation and control as they compete with each other for family resources.
No differences were found based on race or whether children had grown up in broken homes.
The survey of 538 men and women was conducted at a community college in Hillsborough County, Florida.
Adolescent girls who reported dating violence were 60 percent more likely to report one or more suicide attempts in the past year, the survey found, and males who reported sexual assault were four times as likely to have attempted suicide.
A history of sexual assault in females and a history of dating violence in males did not increase the rates of attempted suicide, which is the third leading cause of death for adolescents.
One-third of respondents were 16-18; one-third of respondents were 19-21; one-third of respondents were 22-24. A full report is available upon request from Lifetime Television.)Brothers and sisters who fight while growing up lay the groundwork for battering their dates by the time they get to college, according to a University of Florida study.