Rates of domestic violence are high among adolescents and young adults in the U.S. This data slice describes the geographic distribution of reported domestic violence incidents among adolescents and young adults in the U.S in 2019 and identifies the most common types of incidents.
domestic violence, intimate partner violence, adolescents, young adults
Demography, Population, and Ecology | Domestic and Intimate Partner Violence | Place and Environment
The inspiration to examine domestic violence incidence came following the leadership example set by members of the 2021 Men's Lacrosse team at Syracuse University. The authors thank those lacrosse players who stood up to raise awareness of domestic violence as a public health issue among adolescents and young adults.
Helander, Mary E. and Zhang, Xiaoyan, "Domestic Violence is Prevalent among U.S. Adolescents and Young Adults" (2021). Lerner Center for Public Health Promotion: Population Health Research Brief Series. 141.
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