Physically abusive spouse--a risk factor of pelvic inflammatory disease?

@article{Schei1991PhysicallyAS,
  title={Physically abusive spouse--a risk factor of pelvic inflammatory disease?},
  author={Berit Schei},
  journal={Scandinavian journal of primary health care},
  year={1991},
  volume={9 1},
  pages={
          41-5
        }
}
The study was designed to reveal possible associations between living in an abusive relationship and gynaecological disorders, including pelvic inflammatory disease (PID). Comparisons were made between 66 women exposed to physical abuse and 114 randomly sampled women from the same area who were not abused. Data were obtained from personal interviews. 38 (58%) of the study women and 14 (12%) in the control group had experienced at least one episode of PID (p less than 0.001), with a crude odds… CONTINUE READING

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