Church in Crisis
How Often Alleged Abuse Happened

Louisville Courier-Journal
September 29, 2002

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Among those interviewed, the greatest number said they were abused once. The least number said they were abused more than 10 times.

How often abused Number of Claims Percent of Claims
Once 40 31
Several 28 22
Three to Ten 26 20
Twice 14 11
Multiple/Many 10 8
More Than Ten 7 5
No answer or refused 3 2


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