PHYSICAL ABUSE IN LOW-INCOME WOMEN IN ALEPPO, SYRIA

@article{Maziak2003PHYSICALAI,
  title={PHYSICAL ABUSE IN LOW-INCOME WOMEN IN ALEPPO, SYRIA},
  author={Wasim Maziak and Taghrid Asfar},
  journal={Health Care for Women International},
  year={2003},
  volume={24},
  pages={313 - 326}
}
Violence against women is a vicious practice present in all societies. Yet data about its occurrence and associated factors are scarce in the Arab world. In this study, we attempt to determine the spread of physical abuse and its sociodemographic correlates among low-income women in Aleppo, Syria. A sample of 411 women was recruited from 8 randomly selected primary care centers in Aleppo. Response rate was 97%, mean age of participants 28 ± 8 years, and most women (88%) were married. A special… 
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