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  • The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that nearly 1.3 million American women were victims of rape or attempted rape every year.

  • More than 32,000 pregnancies result from rape every year with the highest rates of rape related pregnancy reported by women of intimate partner violence.

  • National Center for Injury, Prevention and Control, Division of Violence Prevention

  • Study samples expanded to the entire population, estimates that 50,000 rape related pregnancies occur yearly.

  • The majority of pregnancies that occur from sexual assault were among victims of incest, intimate partner violence, human trafficking and homeless adolescents.

  • Only 11.7% of the women who discover they conceived through sexual assault received immediate medical attention.

  • The percentage of women who decided to parent their child conceived through sexual assault were 32%.

  • 32.4% of rape victims did not discover they were pregnant until their second trimester.

  • 6% of children conceived from sexual assault were placed for adoption.

  • 12% of rape related pregnancies result in miscarriage or spontaneous abortion.


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