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Know the Facts: Sexual Assault is Pervasive

Every 98 seconds, an American is sexually assaulted

The Majority of Sexual Assault Victims are under 30

What was the survivor doing when the crime occurred?

48% were sleeping or performing another activity at home

29% were traveling to/from work or school or to/from running errands

12% were working

7% were attending school

5% other

9 of 10 rape victims are female

1 in 33 men have experienced rape or sexual violence

47% of transgender individuals are sexually assaulted

Native Americans are 2x more likely to be victims

Poverty greatly increases chances of sexual assault

7 out of 10 rapes are committed by someone known to the victim

28% are committed by a stranger

45% are committed by an acquaintance

25% are committed by a current or former spouse, boyfriend or girlfriend

6% are committed by more than one person or the victim cannot remember.

1% are committed by a non-spouse relative

Confidential Resources:

University Counseling Center:


Rainn 24/7 Hotline: 800-656-4673

St. Joseph Regional Medical Center:

574-335-5000 (24/7 S.A.N.E Nurse)

Non-Confidential Resources:

ND Title IX Coordinator: 574-631-7728

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