Premilitary sexual assault and attrition in the U.S. Navy.

@article{Stander2007PremilitarySA,
  title={Premilitary sexual assault and attrition in the U.S. Navy.},
  author={Valerie A. Stander and Lex L. Merrill and Cynthia J. Thomsen and Julie L. Crouch and Joel S. Milner},
  journal={Military medicine},
  year={2007},
  volume={172 3},
  pages={254-8}
}
A prospective study examined whether adult premilitary sexual victimization predicted women's military attrition. In a survey of female Navy recruits (N = 2,431), 56% reported some form of adult unwanted sexual contact before entering the military, with 25% reporting completed rape. Approximately one-third of respondents left the Navy before completing… CONTINUE READING