Start Strong – new data and risk factors for 7th graders

From the Start Strong website: On March 29th in San Francisco at the Pre-conference Institute of the National Conference on Health and Domestic Violence (#NCHDV), Start Strong: Building Healthy Teen Relationships (Start Strong) announced new data on teen dating violence behaviors and associated risk factors among middle school students.

The findings come from the baseline data of an independent evaluation of Start Strong, conducted by RTI International. The data were collected from a student survey of more than 1,400 7th-graders looking at teen dating violence behaviors and risk factors linked to dating violence, such as gender stereotypes, sexual harassment and the acceptance of teen dating violence.

Read more at Stay Strong.


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