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The world report on violence and health
[World report on violence and health].
- E. Krug, J. Mercy, L. Dahlberg, A. Zwi
- Political ScienceBiomedica : revista del Instituto Nacional de…
- 1 December 2002
The first World Report on Violence and Health analyses different types of violence including child abuse and neglect, youth violence, intimate partner violence, sexual violence, elder abuse, self-directed violence, and collective violence.
The economic burden of child maltreatment in the United States and implications for prevention.
Public health policy for preventing violence.
- J. Mercy, M. Rosenberg, K. Powell, C. Broome, W. Roper
- Political Science, MedicineHealth Affairs
- 1 November 1993
This new vision places emphasis on preventing violence before it occurs, making science integral to identifying effective policies and programs, and integrating the efforts of diverse scientific disciplines, organizations, and communities.
Do Laws Restricting Access to Firearms by Domestic Violence Offenders Prevent Intimate Partner Homicide?
The authors find that female intimate partner homicide rates decline 7% after a state passes a restraining order law and find no effect from the domestic violence misdemeanor or confiscation laws.
Sexual violence and its health consequences for female children in Swaziland: a cluster survey study
Violence in the United States: Status, Challenges, and Opportunities.
The burden of interpersonal violence in the United States is described, challenges to violence prevention efforts are explored, and prevention opportunities are identified.
Global Prevalence of Past-year Violence Against Children: A Systematic Review and Minimum Estimates
Expanded population-based surveillance of violence against children is essential to target prevention and drive the urgent investment in action endorsed in the United Nations 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda.
Vital Signs: Estimated Proportion of Adult Health Problems Attributable to Adverse Childhood Experiences and Implications for Prevention — 25 States, 2015–2017
- Melissa T. Merrick, Derek C. Ford, J. Mercy
- MedicineMMWR. Morbidity and mortality weekly report
- 8 November 2019
Efforts that prevent adverse childhood experiences could also potentially prevent adult chronic conditions, depression, health risk behaviors, and negative socioeconomic outcomes.
Prevalence of Sexual Violence Against Children and Use of Social Services — Seven Countries, 2007–2013
- Steven A. Sumner, J. Mercy, S. Hillis
- Medicine, PsychologyMMWR. Morbidity and mortality weekly report
- 5 June 2015
The lifetime prevalence of experiencing any form of sexual violence in childhood ranged from 4.4% among females in Cambodia to 37.6% among Females in Swaziland, with prevalence in most countries greater than 25.0%, and the proportion of victims that received services, including health and child protective services, was ≤10.0%.