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Sexually Assaulted Children: National Estimates and Characteristics
(NCJ 214383) August 2008
OJJDP NISMART Series, Bulletin, 12 page(s)
Finkelhor, D., Hammer, H., and Sedlak, A.J.
Provides information on the estimated number and characteristics of children who were sexually assaulted in the United States in 1999. This Bulletin is the seventh in the Second National Incidence Studies of Missing, Abducted, Runaway, and Thrownaway Children (NISMART–2) series. Information on sexual assault was gathered from NISMART–2 interviews with victims and their families.
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