Disability, psychosocial, and demographic characteristics of abused women with physical disabilities.

@article{Nosek2006DisabilityPA,
  title={Disability, psychosocial, and demographic characteristics of abused women with physical disabilities.},
  author={Margaret A. Nosek and Rosemary B. Hughes and Heather B. Taylor and Patrick W Taylor},
  journal={Violence against women},
  year={2006},
  volume={12 9},
  pages={838-50}
}
In a sample of 415 predominantly minority women with physical disabilities recruited from private and public specialty outpatient clinics, we examined experiences of physical, sexual, and disability-related abuse within the past year and its associations with demographic, disability, and psychosocial characteristics. Logistic regression analyses identified 27% of the variance and indicated that women with disabilities who were younger, more educated, less mobile, more socially isolated, and who… CONTINUE READING

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