dating violence http://wmot.org en One in Ten Tennessee Teens Claims Dating Violence http://wmot.org/post/one-ten-tennessee-teens-claims-dating-violence <p>MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (NELSON) -- A new federal study shows that about&nbsp;one Tennessee teen in ten reports being the victim of dating violence.</p><p>According to a survey conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), more than 9 percent of high school students have been purposefully hit, slapped, or physically hurt while in a relationship.</p><p>Surprisingly, male teens report abuse nearly as often as female students. However, the female population&rsquo;s domestic violence rate is slightly higher at&nbsp;10.1 percent. For Tennessee males the rate is 8.7 percent.</p> Tue, 26 Jun 2012 17:14:44 +0000 Tyann Nelson 12536 at http://wmot.org