Article Correctness Is Author's Responsibility: Dating partners more violent and account for more domestic violence than spouses

(University of Pennsylvania) More than 80 percent of intimate partner violence reported to local police involves current and former boyfriends and girlfriends, according to research from Susan B. Sorenson of the University of Pennsylvania. That's much higher than married partners: Current and ex-spouses account for less than 15 percent and 4 percent, respectively.