A comparison of the prevalence of domestic violence between patients seeking termination of pregnancy and other general gynecology patients.

@article{Leung2002ACO,
  title={A comparison of the prevalence of domestic violence between patients seeking termination of pregnancy and other general gynecology patients.},
  author={T W Leung and Wing Cheong Leung and Po Lin Chan and Pak Chung Ho},
  journal={International journal of gynaecology and obstetrics: the official organ of the International Federation of Gynaecology and Obstetrics},
  year={2002},
  volume={77 1},
  pages={47-54}
}
OBJECTIVES (1) To determine and compare the prevalence of domestic violence among abortion-seeking patients with other general gynecology patients; (2) to see if a follow-up interview 6 weeks after abortion can improve the abuse disclosure rate; (3) to see if the abused victims accept direct referral to their gynecologists/social workers for help. METHODS This is a prospective questionnaire survey in a university teaching hospital on patients seeking abortion and an approximately equal number… CONTINUE READING