Predictors of Sexual Aggression among a National Sample of Male College Students

  title={Predictors of Sexual Aggression among a National Sample of Male College Students},
  author={Mary P Koss and Thomas E. Dinero},
  journal={Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences},
  • M. Koss, T. E. Dinero
  • Published 1 August 1988
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences
An approximately representative national sample of 2,972 male students at 32 U.S. institutions of higher education was surveyed regarding their use of several degrees of verbal coercion and physical force to obtain sexual intimacy with women without consent. The most severe form of sexual aggression each man reported was used to classify him into one of five groups: sexually nonaggressive, sexual coercion, sexual contact, attempted rape, or rape. Respondents also provided data that was grouped… 
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