- 43.7% of women of non-Hispanic Black race/ethnicity, 46% of women of American Indian or Alaska Native race/ethnicity, and 53.8% of multiracial non-Hispanic women reported experiencing rape, physical violence, and/or stalking by an intimate partner in their lifetime.
The findings from the Emory assessments also show an increase in the number of students reporting nonconsensual sexual touching, attempted penetration, and penetration between Fall 2008 and Fall 2011.
Dating Violence on College Campuses This section presents an overview of the data relating to dating and relationship violence in the general population and among college students.
In the same semester, 484 male students and 1089 female students completed the assessment at Emory.
The survey found that: - 2.1% of male students and 7.5% of female students reported experiencing sexual touching without their consent.
Two thirds of female survivors reported that their stalker was an intimate partner.
- 81% of women and 35% of men who experienced rape, stalking, or physical violence by an intimate partner reported significant short-term or long-term consequences for their health, including post-traumatic stress disorder symptoms and injury.- 31% of college women and 22% of college men report being the victim of controlling behavior in a dating relationship.The most common controlling behaviors were: - 22% of college women and 11% of college men reported experiencing verbal abuse in a dating relationship.Many organizations use the terms partner violence, dating violence, or domestic violence.The Center for Injury Prevention and Control, part of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), uses the term Intimate Partner Violence to encompass dating and domestic violence.Understanding the complexity of this experience and these relationships gives the survivor the space to create their own path to recovery.