iIndicator Details

% Physically Hurt by Romantic Partner (H)

Short Definition: % of students who said they were physically hurt by a romantic partner on purpose in the past 12 months

Long Definition:

The percent of students within a given school who said that someone they were dating or going out with physically hurt them on purpose in the past 12 months.

This question was answered as part of the SurveyWorks questionnaire and was included in the surveys for middle and high school students. SurveyWorks is the Rhode Island Department of Education's new opinions-and-perceptions survey and is administered annually to all students in grades 4-12. SurveyWorks is age appropriate for each level elementary, middle and high school but it covers roughly the same areas of questioning for all three levels.

Agency Source: RIDE

Time Period(s):
School Year 2009-10,  2010-11,  2011-12,  2012-13,  2013-14

Geographies: School

Data Type: Numeric


This indicator allows for comparison of safety and learning environment between schools, and also allows for comparison with other education indicators.


This information is self reported.

Universe: All students enrolled in grades 9-12 in a RI public school who participated in the SurveyWorks survey.

Tags: Dating, Relationship, Violence, Intimate Partner Abuse, SurveyWorks!, Well-being

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