Dimensions of child punishment in two Central American countries: Guatemala and El Salvador.

Abstract

OBJECTIVE Severe physical punishment of children is an important issue in international child health and welfare. This study examines such punishment in Guatemala and El Salvador. METHODS Data came from nationally representative surveys of women aged 15-49 and men aged 15-59 residing in Guatemala (2002) and El Salvador (2002-2003). The surveys included… (More)

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