“The Red Zone”

  title={“The Red Zone”},
  author={William Flack and Marcia L. Caron and Sarah J. Leinen and Katherine G. Breitenbach and Ann Marie Barber and Elaine N. Brown and Caitlin T. Gilbert and Taylor Harchak and Melissa Hendricks and Catherine E. Rector and Heather T. Schatten and Heather Stein},
  journal={Journal of Interpersonal Violence},
  pages={1177 - 1196}
The “red zone” usually refers to the first few weeks of the first semester at college, when female students are believed to be at greatest risk for experiencing unwanted sex. We tested this notion using data from a survey study of 207 first-and second-year students (121 women, 84 men) at a small, liberal arts university. Results demonstrated only one significant elevation in incidence rates of first- and second-year women's unwanted sexual experiences (sexual touching, attempted and completed… 

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