Domestic Violence (cont.)
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Who Is at Risk
Domestic violence affects all types of people, regardless of gender, ethnicity, race, sexual identity, social status, and religion.
Many people have been hurt by domestic violence. About 25% of women (25 out of 100) and 8% of men (8 out of 100) in the United States have been physically and/or sexually abused by an intimate partner at some point in their adult lives.1 But just because it happens a lot doesn't make it okay.
Here are some things you should know:
See more things that can put you at risk.
Domestic abuse is also a big problem among the elderly. For more information, see Elder Abuse.
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