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Rape & Sexual Assault Programs at a Glance
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Randomized Controlled Trial (RCT) / Randomized Field Experiment

Refers to an experimental research design in which participants are randomly assigned to a treatment or a control group. Most social scientists consider random assignment to lead to the highest level of confidence that observed effects are the result of the program and not other variables.

Violent Crime

Rape & Sexual Assault

Violent crime is mainly categorized into four types of offenses which involve force or the threat of force: murder, rape and sexual assault, robbery, and assault. Sexual assault refers to sexual contact or behavior that occurs without explicit consent from the victim.



OJP Publications

Forming an Action-Research Team To Address Sexual Assault Cases, NIJ, January 2016

Rape and Sexual Assault Among College-age Females, 1995-2013, BJS, December 2014
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Historically Black College and University Campus Sexual Assault (HBCU-CSA) Study, NIJ-Sponsored, February 2011
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Final Report: Sexual Assault Among Latinas (SALAS) Study, NIJ-Sponsored, April 2010
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Evidence-Based Review of Sexual Assault Preventive Intervention Programs: Technical Report, NIJ-Sponsored, September 2004
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