TABLE 5-4 12-Month and Lifetime Prevalence of Rape Victimization, National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey, 2010

Type of Victimization 12-Month Prevalence Lifetime Prevalence
Weighted Percentage of U.S. Adult Women Estimated Number of Victimsa Weighted Percentage of U.S. Adult Women and Men Estimated Number of Victims
Women, 18+
Completed forced penetration 0.5 620,000 12.3 14,617,000
Attempted forced penetration 0.4 519,000 5.2 6,199,000
Completed alcohol/drug-facilitated penetration 0.7 781,000 8.0 9,524,000
Total completed, attempted, and completed alcohol/drug-facilitated penetrationb 1.1 1,270,000 18.3 21,840,000
Men, 18+
Completed forced penetration c c 0.9 970,000
Attempted forced penetration c c 0.4 499,000
Completed alcohol/drug-facilitated penetration c c 0.6 685,000
Total completed, attempted, and completed alcohol/drug-facilitated penetrationb c c 1.4 1,581,000

aRounded to nearest thousand.

bRespondents who reported more than one subcategory are counted only once in the total estimate but are included in each relevant subcategory. For example, victims of completed forced penetration and alcohol-or drug-facilitated penetration are included in each of these subtypes of rape but are counted only once in the total estimate of rape prevalence.

cEstimate not reported. The relative standard error of the estimate is greater than 30 percent, or the cell size is 20 or less.



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