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Dataset Details

Gallup Poll: Child Abuse Study, 1995

Dataset Number: 106


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Gallup Poll News Service

Abstract

A nationwide random telephone survey of 1,000 households was conducted between August 15 and September 14,1995. The survey assessed parental attitudes regarding methods of discipline; agreement on discipline; fights between partners; child rearing; and childhood experience of punishment, abuse between parents, and sexual abuse. This survey represents the first national study assessing the validity and reliability of the Parent-Child version of the Conflict Tactics Scale as developed by Straus et al. The maximum margin of error for the survey was +/- 3 percentage points.

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