Dating violence studies in undergraduate
Self-administered surveys were used to obtain prevalence estimates of relationship violence among urban college students.Three colleges were chosen to provide a demographically diverse sample of students.
IPV has an associative outcome of depression and lower academic performance, but it is unknown how it relates to undergraduate nursing students.
Men perpetrated more sexual violence; women perpetrated more physical violence.
Physical violence and emotional violence were most often committed by partners, while sexual violence was less likely to be partner related. These students may have a heightened sense of awareness of violence related to course content, or they may have selected the class because of prior personal experience.
Emotional violence was most frequent before college; sexual and emotional violence were equally common during college.
Women reported more victimization than men, but male victimization was common.
Emotional violence was most common before college (21.1%); during college, sexual and emotional violence were equally common (12.0% and 11.8%, respectively).