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Statistic about Sex Offenders

The typical child sex offender molests an average of 117 children, most of whom do not report the offence.
Source: National Institute of Mental Health, 1988. Web site: Presented by Pandora's Box: The Secrecy of Child Sexual Abuse ~~ Dr. Faulkner -- Sexual Abuse Statistics

About 60% of the male survivors sampled report at least one of their perpetrators to be female.
Source: Mendel, 1993. Web site: Presented by Pandora's Box: The Secrecy of Child Sexual Abuse ~~ Dr. Faulkner -- Sexual Abuse Statistics

About 95% of victims know their perpetrators.
Source: CCPCA, 1992. Web site: Web site: Presented by Pandora's Box: The Secrecy of Child Sexual Abuse ~~ Dr. Faulkner -- Sexual Abuse Statistics

It is estimated that approximately 71% of child sex offenders are under 35 and knew the victim at least casually. About 80% of these individuals fall within normal intelligence ranges; 59% gain sexual access to their victims through seduction or enticement.
Source: Burgess & Groth, 1984.Web site: Web site: Presented by Pandora's Box: The Secrecy of Child Sexual Abuse ~~ Dr. Faulkner -- Sexual Abuse Statistics

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