Abuse assessment screen-disability (AAS-D): measuring frequency, type, and perpetrator of abuse toward women with physical disabilities.

@article{Mcfarlane2001AbuseAS,
  title={Abuse assessment screen-disability (AAS-D): measuring frequency, type, and perpetrator of abuse toward women with physical disabilities.},
  author={Judith Mcfarlane and Rosemary B Hughes and Margaret A. Nosek and Janet Y. Groff and N Swedlend and Patricia Dolan Mullen},
  journal={Journal of women's health \& gender-based medicine},
  year={2001},
  volume={10 9},
  pages={
          861-6
        }
}
Key MethodAn interview questionnaire was presented to a multiethnic sample of 511 women, age 18-64 years, at public and private specialty clinics to determine the frequency, type, and perpetrator of abuse toward women with physical disabilities. The four-question Abuse Assessment Screen-Disability (AAS-D) instrument detected a 9.8% prevalence (50 of 511) of abuse during the previous 12 months. Using two standard physical and sexual assault questions, 7.8% of the women (40 of 511) reported abuse. The two…Expand
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