In 2009, the
Tillamook County Women's Resource Center commissioned an independent
telephone survey of county residents to determine their experience with
and attitudes toward domestic violence. The survey, conducted by Pulse
Research of Portland, revealed the following:
More than one out of every three women – 34% – in Tillamook County have experienced some form of domestic abuse.
In the past five
years, 37% of county residents state that a family member has
experienced domestic violence, with 30% of those incidents taking place
in Tillamook County.
50% of respondents said they know someone who is not a family member who has experienced domestic violence.
minimum of 11% of the county’s households – or 1,145 total households –
have directly experienced domestic violence.
individuals who have personally experienced domestic violence, a full
25% took no action to get help or escape the situation.