Fraternities, Athletic Teams, and Rape

@article{Humphrey2000FraternitiesAT,
  title={Fraternities, Athletic Teams, and Rape},
  author={Stephen E. Humphrey and Arnold S. Kahn},
  journal={Journal of Interpersonal Violence},
  year={2000},
  volume={15},
  pages={1313 - 1322}
}
This study examined the relationship between sexual assault and membership in high-risk fraternities and athletic teams. Although past research has identified fraternities and athletic teams as high-risk groups for sexual assault, the findings have been inconclusive. Based on student perceptions, we separated fraternities and athletic teams into high-risk and low-risk groups. A survey of 182 male students, including those who were members of three fraternities and five athletic teams as well as… 
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