Prevalence and correlates of intimate partner violence among older Chinese couples in Hong Kong.

@article{Yan2012PrevalenceAC,
  title={Prevalence and correlates of intimate partner violence among older Chinese couples in Hong Kong.},
  author={Elsie Yan and Douglas A Brownridge},
  journal={International psychogeriatrics},
  year={2012},
  volume={24 9},
  pages={1437-46}
}
BACKGROUND This study examined the prevalence and risk factors for intimate partner violence (IPV) among Chinese older couples in Hong Kong. METHODS A population representative sample was surveyed. RESULTS The prevalence of IPV in older adults was found to be quite high in the present study, with a lifetime prevalence ranging from 1.4% to 53.6%, and a past year prevalence ranging from 0.4% to 36.1% for various forms of aggression. Results of logistic regression analyses showed that older… CONTINUE READING