Intersection between alcohol abuse and intimate partner's violence in a rural Ijaw community in Bayelsa State, South-South Nigeria.

@article{Brisibe2012IntersectionBA,
  title={Intersection between alcohol abuse and intimate partner's violence in a rural Ijaw community in Bayelsa State, South-South Nigeria.},
  author={Seiyefa Fun-Akpa Brisibe and Best Ordinioha and Paul Owajionyi Dienye},
  journal={Journal of interpersonal violence},
  year={2012},
  volume={27 3},
  pages={513-22}
}
According to the 2008 National Demographic and Health Survey, the south-south zone of Nigeria had the highest prevalence of domestic violence. This study is to find out if this is related to the widespread consumption of alcohol in the region. The study was carried out in Okoloba, a rural Ijaw community in Bayelsa State, where alcohol is produced and consumed in large quantities; using a cross-sectional study design. The data was collected from married or cohabitating adults aged between 16 and… CONTINUE READING

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