They also examined associations of TDV with health-risk behaviors.Among 9,900 students who reported dating, survey results indicate that female students who dated during the past 12 months had a prevalence of physical TDV only of 6.6 percent, 8 percent for sexual TDV only; 6.4 percent for both physical and sexual TDV, and 20.9% for any TDV.

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However, knowing the warning signs of dating violence is important to help teens, parents, and teachers recognize abusive behaviors. Intimate Partner Violence in the United States — 2010.

Early warning signs of dating violence include: While it is clearly a significant issue, “[t]een dating violence can be prevented, especially when there is a focus on reducing risk factors as well as fostering protective factors, and when teens are empowered through family, friends, and others (including role models such as teachers, coaches, mentors, and youth group leaders) to lead healthy lives and establish healthy relationships. A., Lowry, R., O’Malley, E., Mc Manus, T., Chyen, D., Whittle, L., Taylor, E., Demissie, Z., Brener, N., Thornton, J., Moore, J., & Zaza, S. Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance Report – United States, 2013. Atlanta, GA: National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.[11]Mc Ghee, Stephanie.

Unhealthy relationships can start early and last a lifetime.

Teens often think some behaviors, like teasing and name-calling, are a “normal” part of a relationship.

A survey of US high school students suggests that 1 in 5 female students and 1 in 10 male students who date have experienced some form of teen dating violence (TDV) during the past 12 months.

"These results present broader implications for TDV prevention efforts. high school students suggests that 1 in 5 female students and 1 in 10 male students who date have experienced some form of teen dating violence during the past 12 months, according to an article published online by The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's national Youth Risk Behavior Survey has provided estimates of teen dating violence (TDV) since 1999 but changes were made to the survey in 2013 to capture more serious forms of physical TDV, screen out students who did not date and assess sexual TDV.

Over the years, nationwide prevalence estimates of TDV have remained at about 9 percent for both males and females in this annual CDC survey.