Mini Poll: Father’s Day Poll?

How common are domestic violence and sexual assault in the United States?

Very common:
 43%
Fairly common:
 37%
Just somewhat common:
 14%
Pretty rare:
 5%

Male Respondents Only

Very common:
 31%
Fairly common:
 40%
Just somewhat common:
 21%
Pretty rare:
 8%

Female Respondents Only

Very common:
 56%
Fairly common:
 35%
Just somewhat common:
 7%
Pretty rare:
 2%

Do you believe that domestic violence and sexual assault are as prevalent in St. Louis as in other parts of the country?

More prevalent here:
 21%
Less prevalent here:
 3%
About the same here as everywhere else:
 76%

Male Respondents Only

More prevalent here:
 22%
Less prevalent here:
 3%
About the same here as everywhere else:
 75%

Female Respondents Only

More prevalent here:
 20%
Less prevalent here:
 3%
About the same here as everywhere else:
 76%

How likely is it that at some point in your life a woman or girl you know will be a victim of domestic violence or sexual assault?

Very likely:
 41%
Fairly likely:
 25%
Only somewhat likely:
 26%
Not at all likely:
 8%

Male Respondents Only

Very likely:
 30%
Fairly likely:
 27%
Only somewhat likely:
 31%
Not at all likely:
 11%

Female Respondents Only

Very likely:
 52%
Fairly likely:
 22%
Only somewhat likely:
 20%
Not at all likely:
 6%

Have you ever had reason to believe a member of your family, a close friend, or an acquaintance was involved in a domestic violence or sexual assault situation? (Mark all that apply.)

Family member:
 54%
Close friend:
 51%
Acquaintance:
 64%

Male Respondents Only

Family member:
 48%
Close friend:
 53%
Acquaintance:
 63%

Female Respondents Only

Family member:
 60%
Close friend:
 48%
Acquaintance:
 66%

How much of a difference do you think you personally can make in preventing domestic violence and sexual assault?

A lot of difference:
 11%
Some difference:
 53%
Not much difference:
 29%
No difference:
 7%

Male Respondents Only

A lot of difference:
 10%
Some difference:
 56%
Not much difference:
 28%
No difference:
 6%

Female Respondents Only

A lot of difference:
 11%
Some difference:
 51%
Not much difference:
 28%
No difference:
 9%

How much of a difference do you think you personally can make in promoting healthy, respectful, non-violent relationships among young people?

A lot of difference:
 28%
Some difference:
 55%
Not much difference:
 14%
No difference:
 3%

Male Respondents Only

A lot of difference:
 28%
Some difference:
 55%
Not much difference:
 12%
No difference:
 6%

Female Respondents Only

A lot of difference:
 28%
Some difference:
 55%
Not much difference:
 16%
No difference:
 1%

What are the chances you would react in the following ways?


Tell a friend that you objected to his joke about domestic violence or sexual assault

Very good chance:
 51%
Fairly good chance:
 28%
Only some chance:
 12%
Very small chance:
 4%
No chance at all:
 3%

Male Respondents Only

Very good chance:
 37%
Fairly good chance:
 37%
Only some chance:
 19%
Very small chance:
 2%
No chance at all:
 4%

Female Respondents Only

Very good chance:
 66%
Fairly good chance:
 19%
Only some chance:
 6%
Very small chance:
 7%
No chance at all:
 2%


Stop supporting a sports team whose management did not discipline a player who made comments that demeaned women

Very good chance:
 53%
Fairly good chance:
 27%
Only some chance:
 10%
Very small chance:
 9%
No chance at all:
 2%

Male Respondents Only

Very good chance:
 44%
Fairly good chance:
 28%
Only some chance:
 14%
Very small chance:
 11%
No chance at all:
 2%

Female Respondents Only

Very good chance:
 62%
Fairly good chance:
 24%
Only some chance:
 6%
Very small chance:
 6%
No chance at all:
 2%


Stop listening to a performer whose song or video demeaned or exploited women

Very good chance:
 72%
Fairly good chance:
 16%
Only some chance:
 7%
Very small chance:
 4%
No chance at all:
 1%

Male Respondents Only

Very good chance:
 69%
Fairly good chance:
 20%
Only some chance:
 7%
Very small chance:
 3%
No chance at all:
 1%

Female Respondents Only

Very good chance:
 76%
Fairly good chance:
 11%
Only some chance:
 8%
Very small chance:
 3%
No chance at all:
 1%


Stop watching movies or TV shows that include actors convicted of sexual assault or domestic violence

Very good chance:
 52%
Fairly good chance:
 26%
Only some chance:
 13%
Very small chance:
 7%
No chance at all:
 3%

Male Respondents Only

Very good chance:
 46%
Fairly good chance:
 24%
Only some chance:
 19%
Very small chance:
 7%
No chance at all:
 4%

Female Respondents Only

Very good chance:
 59%
Fairly good chance:
 27%
Only some chance:
 7%
Very small chance:
 6%
No chance at all:
 1%


Inform a boss or administrator about a coworker whose comments demeaned women

Very good chance:
 49%
Fairly good chance:
 28%
Only some chance:
 13%
Very small chance:
 6%
No chance at all:
 4%

Male Respondents Only

Very good chance:
 39%
Fairly good chance:
 33%
Only some chance:
 19%
Very small chance:
 4%
No chance at all:
 4%

Female Respondents Only

Very good chance:
 59%
Fairly good chance:
 23%
Only some chance:
 8%
Very small chance:
 7%
No chance at all:
 3%

Are you willing to?


Donate old cell phones to programs that assist victims of domestic violence — http://www.alivestl.org/HelpCell.html

Yes:
 63%
No:
 37%

Male Respondents Only

Yes:
 58%
No:
 42%

Female Respondents Only

Yes:
 68%
No:
 32%


Sign a pledge to promote respect for women/girls and end violence — http://www.ipj-ppj.org/Pledge%20of%20Nonviolence/Youth.htm

Yes:
 70%
No:
 30%

Male Respondents Only

Yes:
 68%
No:
 32%

Female Respondents Only

Yes:
 72%
No:
 28%


Sign a petition or contact elected officials to urge strengthening laws against domestic violence — http://4vawa.org/

Yes:
 71%
No:
 29%

Male Respondents Only

Yes:
 66%
No:
 34%

Female Respondents Only

Yes:
 78%
No:
 22%


Support a group working to prevent domestic violence — http://www.mffh.org/content/399/violence-against-women-resources.aspx

Yes:
 62%
No:
 38%

Male Respondents Only

Yes:
 61%
No:
 39%

Female Respondents Only

Yes:
 64%
No:
 36%

Note: Due to rounding, results for some questions may not total 100%.