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Mon Nov 12, 2012, 09:40 PM

3. 1) it's 13, not 12

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2) the citation, while repeated everywhere as the average age of entry in general, is actually the average age of entry for those entering as minors, applies only to minor girls, and is sourced from one particular study. This report was where the figure originated, giving the age of entry for girls as 12-14 years and boys/transgender as 11-13 years. But that is only for those surveyed who either entered or were trafficked in as minors.

ETA because my wording was unclear, this is not the actual age of entry in the US, even for minors. See post #7.

A good breakdown on the math with the inclusion of other, contradictory studies can be found here: http://maggiemcneill.wordpress.com/2011/11/27/the-law-of-averages/. You might enjoy the rest of the blog too. I did.

HTH.

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