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    What Do We Know About 411 African American Girls, Ages 11-18 years old in 4 Ohio Cities?

    • Columbus
    • Dayton
    • Akron
    • Lima

    While Black girls have some opportunities to keep them strong, the trauma they experience results in risky behaviors and emotional functioning related in the data. In addition to building strength and increasing resiliency, the trauma our girls are experiencing needs much more attention from all of us.

    40%

    live with one parent.

    18%

    live with birth parents.

    9%

    live with grandparents or other adult relatives.

    24%

    do not participate in sports

    58%

    have hobbies (36% are into TV, videogames, computers; 26% read)

    47%

    are not involved in any organized activity

    37%

    live with grandparents or other adult relatives.

    97%

    live being a girl.

    95%

    live being Black.

    62%

    believe they are treated unfairly because the are Black.

    57%

    believe they are treated unfairly because the are a girl.

    20%

    More than 20% of the girls rated in clinical range for depression, somatic complaints,(dizziness; Social problems, thought problems,rule breaking behavior; aggression)

    29%

    More than29% of the girls had 2 or more problem behaviors in the clinical range

    50%

    Over 50% of the girls have been threatened,slapped, hit or punched at home.

    52%

    over 52% of the girls have witnessed someone being mugged, threatened, hit or punched at school

    30%

    In their neighborhoods about 30% of the girls have witnessed violences in their neighborhoods.

    15%

    About 15% of girls have experienced severe violence in their neighborhoods.

    17%

    Girls have experenced being sexually abused or assaulted in their neighborhoods

    57%

    57% of the parent of the girls surveyed are divorced

    54%

    Have experienced emotional abuse.

    48%

    have experienced emotional neglect

    29%

    Of the girls have mothers who have been batered

    31%

    Have a family member who is incarcerated

    22%

    have a family member who is mentally ill.

    28%

    of he girls had ACE scores fo 5 to 10;

    44%

    Had ACE scores of 2-4 ;

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    What Do We Know About 411 African American Girls, Ages 11-18 years old in 4 Ohio Cities?

    • Columbus
    • Dayton
    • Akron
    • Lima

    While Black girls have some opportunities to keep them strong, the trauma they experience results in risky behaviors and emotional functioning related in the data. In addition to building strength and increasing resiliency, the trauma our girls are experiencing needs much more attention from all of us.

    40%

    live with one parent.

    18%

    live with birth parents.

    9%

    live with grandparents or other adult relatives.

    24%

    do not participate in sports

    58%

    have hobbies (36% are into TV, videogames, computers; 26% read)

    47%

    are not involved in any organized activity

    37%

    live with grandparents or other adult relatives.

    97%

    live being a girl.

    95%

    live being Black.

    62%

    believe they are treated unfairly because the are Black.

    57%

    believe they are treated unfairly because the are a girl.

    20%

    More than 20% of the girls rated in clinical range for depression, somatic complaints,(dizziness; Social problems, thought problems,rule breaking behavior; aggression)

    29%

    More than29% of the girls had 2 or more problem behaviors in the clinical range

    50%

    Over 50% of the girls have been threatened,slapped, hit or punched at home.

    52%

    over 52% of the girls have witnessed someone being mugged, threatened, hit or punched at school

    30%

    In their neighborhoods about 30% of the girls have witnessed violences in their neighborhoods.

    15%

    About 15% of girls have experienced severe violence in their neighborhoods.

    17%

    Girls have experenced being sexually abused or assaulted in their neighborhoods

    57%

    57% of the parent of the girls surveyed are divorced

    54%

    Have experienced emotional abuse.

    48%

    have experienced emotional neglect

    29%

    Of the girls have mothers who have been batered

    31%

    Have a family member who is incarcerated

    22%

    have a family member who is mentally ill.

    28%

    of he girls had ACE scores fo 5 to 10;

    44%

    Had ACE scores of 2-4 ;

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