Effect of abuse on health: results of a national survey.

  title={Effect of abuse on health: results of a national survey.},
  author={Angela D{\'i}az and Elisabeth Simantov and Vaughn I. Rickert},
  journal={Archives of pediatrics & adolescent medicine},
  volume={156 8},
HYPOTHESIS The magnitude of risk would be highest for those reporting both types of abuse compared with those reporting 1 type or none. OBJECTIVE To examine the independent associations between physical or sexual abuse or both and self-reported health status, mental health, and health-risk behaviors among a national school-based sample of adolescent girls. DESIGN A secondary data analysis of a cross-sectional survey. SETTING A nationally representative sample of 3015 girls in grades 5… CONTINUE READING
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