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National estimates of adjudicated youth reporting sexual victimization in juvenile facilities, 2012 and 2018

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Victimization in Juvenile Facilities

Q: What proportion of youth report being sexually victimized in juvenile facilities?

A: According to the National Survey of Youth in Custody, the rate of sexual victimization of youth in facilities declined from 9.5% in 2012 to 7.1% in 2018.