About The Study: This study of emergency department visits made annually from 2006 through 2019 found a significant increase in sexual assault emergency department visits, outpacing the growth of law enforcement reporting. Concurrently, there was a significant decrease in admission rates for sexual assault. These data can inform policies and the programming needed to support this vulnerable population.
Authors: Erica E. Marsh, M.D., M.S.C.I., of the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, is the corresponding author.
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