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Longitudinal predictors of child sexual abuse in a large community-based sample of South African youth

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Sexual abuse has severe negative impacts on children's lives, but little is known about risk factors for sexual abuse victimization in sub-Saharan Africa. This study examined prospective predictors of contact sexual abuse in a random community-based sample of children aged 10 to 17 years (N = 3,515, 56.6% female) in South Africa. Self-report questionnaires using validated scales were completed at baseline and at 1-year follow-up (96.8% retention rate). Cross-sectional and longitudinal associa...

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Peer reviewed

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10.1177/0886260515596331

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University of Oxford
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SSD
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University of Oxford
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University of Oxford
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SAGE Publications Publisher's website
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Journal of Interpersonal Violence Journal website
Volume:
32
Issue:
18
Pages:
2804-2836
Publication date:
2015-07-29
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1552-6518
ISSN:
0886-2605
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536388
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English
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2015-10-08

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