About 5 to 10 percent of U.S. high-school boys say they've been "physically forced" to have sexual intercourse against their will, according to survey results reported by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
The numbers come from the Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance report published by the CDC on June 8, and are based on student-reported answers to 2011 national and state surveys.
Click here to see the report. The results concerning high-school students and forced sex can be seen on pages 66-68.
Erin Hunter, a CDC press-office worker, couldn't explain the findings when asked if they made sense to her.
"Um, well, I mean I can think of a, uh -- there's nothing in the question that talks about any kind of gender, whether it would be male or female," she responded.More »