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  •  Slight quibble my friend (1+ / 0-)
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    The statistics are 1:4 girls and 1:6 boys are (0+ / 0-)

    sexually assaulted before the age of 18.

    1:4 girls, 1:6 boys are sexually abused. As I say below, sexual assault is the term used for rape or attempted rape. This is where the confusion may come in.

    Please see my reply below for more explanation of the terms.

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    by SwedishJewfish on Tue Apr 24, 2012 at 03:16:06 PM PDT

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    •  Typo - I mean sexual abuse - additional support- (1+ / 0-)
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      Generally, the individual must be at least 16 years of age and at least 5 years older than the juvenile of interest to meet criteria for pedophilia.

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      by Roxine on Tue Apr 24, 2012 at 04:54:43 PM PDT

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