DIAGRAM: Who is calling the National Domestic Violence Hotline?

October 1, 2012 | 6:13 p.m. CDT
The National Domestic Violence Hotline provides 24-hour support for victims of domestic violence. In 2011, the hotline received more than 265,000 calls. That is an average of more than 22,000 calls a month. The majority of victims of this type of violence are women. Only 6 percent of callers are men.

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