Dating violence: a comparison of rural, suburban, and urban teens.

  title={Dating violence: a comparison of rural, suburban, and urban teens.},
  author={Gale A. Spencer and Sharon Aneta Bryant},
  journal={The Journal of adolescent health : official publication of the Society for Adolescent Medicine},
  volume={27 5},
This study analyzed rural, suburban, and urban differences in teen dating violence using the 1996 Teen Assessment Project data. Teens in rural school districts were more likely to be victims of dating violence than their suburban and urban counterparts; males reported being slapped, hit, or kicked more frequently than females. The findings of this study indicate that students in rural school districts are at greater risk for participating in dating violence than suburban and urban students… CONTINUE READING


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