Provides information on the estimated number and characteristics of children who were sexually assaulted in the United States in 1999. This Bulletin is the seventh in the Second National Incidence Studies of Missing, Abducted, Runaway, and Thrownaway Children (NISMART–2) series. Information on sexual assault was gathered from NISMART–2 interviews with victims and their families.
Crimes Against Children Research Center, Sociology
Juvenile Justice Bulletin
United States Department of Justice
David Finkelhor, Heather Hammer, & Andrea J. Sedlak. Sexually assaulted children: National estimates & characteristics. Juvenile Justice Bulletin – NCJ214383 (pgs. 1-12). Washington, DC: US Government Printing Office.