Sunita Kishor

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We aimed to describe the prevalence of intimate partner violence (IPV) during pregnancy across 19 countries, and examine trends across age groups and UN regions. We conducted a secondary analysis of data from the Demographic and Health Surveys (20 surveys from 15 countries) and the International Violence Against Women Surveys (4 surveys from 4 countries)(More)
We use Demographic and Health Survey data from Cambodia, the Dominican Republic, and Haiti to compare women in different poverty and violence categories in terms of their experience of selected reproductive health outcomes. "Poor" women are those who belong to the bottom quintile of households arrayed according to a widely accepted asset-based wealth index.(More)
  • Sunita Kishor
  • Revista panamericana de salud pública = Pan…
  • 2005
against Women defines such violence as “any act of gender-based violence that results in, or is likely to result in, physical, sexual or psychological harm or suffering to women, including threats of such acts, coercion or arbitrary deprivations of liberty, whether occurring in public or in private life.” Acts of violence by husbands against their wives,(More)
Data for nationally representative samples of cohabiting couples in six developing countries show that intimate partner violence (IPV) increases the risk of self-reported sexually transmitted infections (STIs) for currently married women (ORs = 1.4-2.2) in all six countries, and that the strength of this relationship is not diminished by controls for(More)
Agarwal et al in their article published in August 2006 issue of IJMR compared the prevalence of anaemia as measured by the HemoCue method in the 1998-1999 National Family Health Survey (NFHS-2) with anaemia estimates in the same enumeration areas in seven states using the indirect cyanmethaemoglobin laboratory method [using dried blood spots (DBS) on(More)
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