Intimate partner violence and symptoms of reproductive tract infections among married Indian women.

@article{Winter2013IntimatePV,
  title={Intimate partner violence and symptoms of reproductive tract infections among married Indian women.},
  author={Amy Winter and R. H. Stephenson},
  journal={International journal of gynaecology and obstetrics: the official organ of the International Federation of Gynaecology and Obstetrics},
  year={2013},
  volume={121 3},
  pages={218-23}
}
OBJECTIVE To assess the association of 3 types of intimate partner violence (IPV)-verbal, physical, and sexual-with self-reported symptoms of reproductive tract infections (RTIs) among married Indian women. METHODS A cross-sectional analysis of population-based data from the 2005-2006 Indian National Family Health Survey-3 was conducted. The sample comprised 65610 married Indian women of reproductive age (15-49years). RESULTS Overall, 23.9% of women experienced at least 1 type of IPV, and 9… CONTINUE READING
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