Between 2003 and 2011, rates of 27 of 50 specific types of direct and indirect violence experienced by children and teens substantially declined, including assaults with a weapon, bullying, emotional abuse, sexual assault and violent delinquent behavior, according to a report released Monday in the journal JAMA Pediatrics. Rates of other types of violence either declined slightly or were unchanged, researchers said.
Fewer U.S. youths are exposed to violent acts
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