Domestic violence against 116 Turkish housewives: a field study.

  title={Domestic violence against 116 Turkish housewives: a field study.},
  author={Atilla Senih Mayda and Dilek Akkuş},
  journal={Women & health},
  volume={40 3},
In order to clarify the factors associated with domestic violence against married women and to learn the attitude of women toward violence and toward the inquiry of health personnel about domestic violence, a cross-sectional survey was conducted on 116 married Turkish women. The prevalence of domestic physical violence was found to be 41.4%, emotional violence 25.9%, sexual violence 8.6%, and controlling behavior 77.6%. Physical violence experienced at any time in their life was 50.9%. Rate of… CONTINUE READING

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