Jude encouraging news?
“One survey in the UNH report did not find a significant decline: The National Survey of Adolescents, in two studies 10 years apart, reported what UNH researchers described as a ‘‘non-significant decline’’ in sexual assault for girls, from 13.2 percent in 1995 to 11.5 percent in 2005, and a ‘‘non-significant rise for boys’’ from 3.5 percent to 3.8 percent.”
The boys number represents about 50,000 whereas the girls number represents over a quarter of a million, hasn’t that demographic population wise gone up over that time period; makes me wonder as to the validity of the study, heck even publishing the data seems suspect; less than 2% is considered not “statistically significant”. What if your one of these young people, how do you feel being not being “statistically significant”? Aren’t these numbers just a little off? Shouldn’t it be closer to 25/15%, or has this “don’t ask don’t tell” philosophy really corrupted our youth that badly? The study was a phone interview of the parents with a follow-up with the adolescences, honesty? I get that if the methodology stayed the same its valid but it just seems so wrong, 3.8% that’s only a million boys, our population is over 315 million, just seems like a really low number, add to that it seems like it’s something that was bought and paid for by DoJ; “violent crime all time low”; isn’t that what happens when you lock up the poor for being poor? Fuck the 13th amendment, slavery is still legal here, largest prison population in the world, larger the China’s; just seems part of an agenda.
Link to the 95 study: http://www.icpsr.umich.edu/icpsrweb/ICPSR/studies/02833
Sorry 50,000 potential more MS members is not encouraging and is not; not “statistically significant”, sorry about the double negative.