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What portion of female rape victims were first raped before the age of 18?

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A scientific survey conducted by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in 2011 found that about 40% of female rape victims were first raped before the age of 18, 12% before the age of 11, and 79% before the age of 25. The survey also found that 11.5% or 13.8 million women in the U.S. have been the victim of a completed forcible rape.

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