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Sexual violence - ever forced to have sex, high school

Summary Indicator Report Data View Options

Ever forced to have sex, high school by county, 2015, 2017, 2019

Why Is This Important?

Sexual violence is sexual activity when consent is not obtained or freely given. Sexual violence impacts every community, gender, sexual orientation and race ethnicity. The perpetrator of sexual violence is usually someone known to the victim. Consequences of sexual violence can be physical, like bruising and genital injuries, and psychological, such as depression, anxiety and suicidal thoughts. The consequences may also be chronic including post-traumatic stress disorder and recurring health issues. Sexual violence has been linked to negative health behaviors for survivors such as smoking, alcohol abuse, drug use and risky sexual activity.

Definition

Percent of high school students who have ever been physically forced to have sexual intercourse when they did not want to.

Data Source

'''Citation''': Hawaii State Departments of Education and Health, Hawaii Health Data Warehouse, Hawaii School Health Survey: Youth Risk Behavior Survey, ''[Chart Title, years]''. [URL.] Published [update date]. Accessed [query date].

How the Measure is Calculated

Numerator:Number of high school students who have ever been physically forced to have sexual intercourse when they did not want to.
Denominator:Number of high school students for whom forced sexual intercourse can be calculated (excludes unknowns and refusals).
Indicator Data Last Updated On 09/15/2020, Published on 07/31/2022