Acknowledging sexual victimization as rape: Results from a national-level study

@article{Fisher2003AcknowledgingSV,
  title={Acknowledging sexual victimization as rape: Results from a national-level study},
  author={Bonnie S. Fisher and Leah E. Daigle and Francis T. Cullen and Michael G. Turner},
  journal={Justice Quarterly},
  year={2003},
  volume={20},
  pages={535 - 574}
}
There has been ongoing debate on how women are counted when they do not acknowledge as rapes experiences that are characterized by the key components of rape. This article explores this methodological issue by using a two-stage measurement strategy with behaviorally specific screen questions to gather information on incidents of sexual victimization from 4,446 randomly selected female college students. Our results revealed that almost half of the completed rape victims considered the incidents… 
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