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CDC: "10% of students reported being physically abused or beaten by an adult in their homes"

April 23, 2018, NPR Buffalo, NY: Home violence among many issues Buffalo students face http://news.wbfo.org/post/home-violence-among-many-issues-buffalo-students-face It is called the Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance Survey. Given every two years in October, the survey is prepared by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on a myriad of psychological and societal pressures. … Problems highlighted were the 10 percent of students who reported being physically abused or beaten by an adult in their homes, as well as the 4 percent living in shaky housing or couch-surfing…. Because there is so much information and Buffalo findings are compared with results nationwide, it takes time to evaluate. In Buffalo, the results included fewer students with asthma, fewer students having sex at an early age, along with fewer students using some form of contraception during sex…. Some school board members were very critical of data showing that in some schools, as few as 1 percent of the students had filled out the questionnaires. They want the principals in those schools to explain why.