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Axinn and West find US rape risk worse among women without a college education

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"Study: Women with little or no college face greater sexual assault risk" - USA Today. 11/22/2017.

According to a new analysis of NSFG data by Bill Axinn, Maura Bardos, and Brady West, about 1 in 4 American women have been raped by the time they are in their mid-40s - a rate that remained largely unchanged 2002-2012. They also found that the odds of forced intercourse varied by college education, with women who don't go to college having a greater risk of some sort of forced sex than those with 4 or more years. Axinn says more attention needs to be paid to rapes that occur off college campuses.

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Reveal. Here are 3 startling new stats on rape. 11/2/2017.

PhysOrg. Sexual assault worse for those who don't attend college. 11/22/2017.

Newsweek. Women Who Didn't Go to College Are Twice as Likely to be Sexually Assaulted than Those with a Degree. 11/23/2017.

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