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A cross-sectional study in a representative sample of 751 women, living in slums, examined their perspectives on partner and relationship factors of domestic violence. More than 17% of women experienced physical violence in the past year. Individual factors related to the husband-namely, poor socioeconomic status, use of alcohol, extramarital relations, and(More)
BACKGROUND Early marriage and confinement are contributing factors to high maternal and perinatal mortality and morbidity. OBJECTIVE To assess the magnitude of the problem of teenage pregnancy and its complications. MATERIALS AND METHODS A hospital-based cohort study was undertaken over 4 months among women admitted to a rural hospital in West Bengal.(More)
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