Sexual climate and reported rape: A state-level analysis

@article{Jaffee1987SexualCA,
  title={Sexual climate and reported rape: A state-level analysis},
  author={D Jaffee and Murray Arnold Straus},
  journal={Archives of Sexual Behavior},
  year={1987},
  volume={16},
  pages={107-123}
}
Data on the US states are used to study two aspects of sexual climate: sexually liberal attitudes and sex magazine readership, and their relationship to reported rape. The two sexual climate measures are correlated (r =0.50), but each also seems to measure a different facet of sexual climate: tolerance for the sexual behavior of others in the case of the Sexual Liberalism Index, and perhaps sexuality per se in the case of sex magazine readership. States in the Northeast have the highest average… 
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