Physical and sexual violence during pregnancy and after delivery: a prospective multistate study of women with or at risk for HIV infection.

@article{Koenig2006PhysicalAS,
  title={Physical and sexual violence during pregnancy and after delivery: a prospective multistate study of women with or at risk for HIV infection.},
  author={Linda J. Koenig and Daniel J. Whitaker and Rachel A. Royce and Tracey E Wilson and Kathleen A. Ethier and Mar{\'i}a Isabel Fern{\'a}ndez},
  journal={American journal of public health},
  year={2006},
  volume={96 6},
  pages={1052-9}
}
OBJECTIVES We sought to describe and compare prevalence rates of and risk factors for violence against women during pregnancy and postpartum. METHODS Physical and sexual violence and violence risk factors were assessed during late pregnancy and 6 months postpartum in a prospective study of pregnant women with (n=336) and without (n=298) HIV in 4 US states. RESULTS Overall, 10.6% of women reported having experienced violence, 8.9% during pregnancy and 4.9% after delivery. Of these women, 61… CONTINUE READING

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