Intimate partner violence victimization prior to and during pregnancy among women residing in 26 U.S. states: associations with maternal and neonatal health.

@article{Silverman2006IntimatePV,
  title={Intimate partner violence victimization prior to and during pregnancy among women residing in 26 U.S. states: associations with maternal and neonatal health.},
  author={Jay G Silverman and Michele R. Decker and Elizabeth Reed and A. Anto Arockia Raj},
  journal={American journal of obstetrics and gynecology},
  year={2006},
  volume={195 1},
  pages={140-8}
}
OBJECTIVE To conduct a population-based assessment of associations of intimate partner violence in the year prior to and during pregnancy with maternal and neonatal morbidity. STUDY DESIGN Data from women giving birth in 26 U.S. states and participating in the 2000 to 2003 Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (n = 118,579) were analyzed. RESULTS Women reporting intimate partner violence in the year prior to pregnancy were at increased risk for high blood pressure or edema (adjusted… CONTINUE READING

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