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[Irish Medical Times] , Finn, Laura Alcohol a factor in half of all sexual assaults. (30 Apr 2010)

URL: http://www.imt.ie/opinion/2010/04/alcohol_a_factor...

Half of all people who attended sexual assault treatment units (SATUs) last year had consumed more than four units of alcohol within 12 hours prior to the incident, according to the Health Service Executive’s ‘2009 Annual Report of the National Sexual Assault Treatment Units’. A total of 529 people attended a SATU in 2009 – some 500 women and 29 men.

 

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