ERIC Number: EJ634946
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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A Comparison of Hispanic and African-American Sexually Abused Girls and Their Families.
Shaw, Jon A.; Lewis, John E.; Loeb, Andrea; Rosado, James; Rodriguez, Rosemarie A.
Child Abuse & Neglect: The International Journal, v25 n10 p1363-79 Oct 2001
A comparison of 159 sexually abused African American (AA) and 77 Hispanic (HN) girls and caretakers found HN girls had more sexually abusive episodes and waited longer to disclose abuse. AA girls were more likely to have experienced vaginal penetration. Caretakers of HN girls perceived their children as more aggressive. (Contains references.) (Author/CR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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