Femicides: female homicide in Brazil.

@article{Meneghel2011FemicidesFH,
  title={Femicides: female homicide in Brazil.},
  author={Stela Nazareth Meneghel and V{\^a}nia Naomi Hirakata},
  journal={Revista de saude publica},
  year={2011},
  volume={45 3},
  pages={564-74}
}
OBJECTIVE To assess female homicide rates due to aggression according to sociodemographic and health indicators. METHODS Ecological study on female homicides due to aggression in Brazil between 2003 and 2007. Information on 19,459 deaths were obtained form the Brazilian Mortality Database. Standardized female homicide rates due to aggression were correlated with 28 socioeconomic, demographic and health indicators, using Pearson's correlation test. Multiple linear regression was performed… CONTINUE READING

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