Prevalence of abuse and violence before, during, and after pregnancy in a national sample of Canadian women.

@article{Daoud2012PrevalenceOA,
  title={Prevalence of abuse and violence before, during, and after pregnancy in a national sample of Canadian women.},
  author={Nihaya Daoud and Marcelo L. Urquia and Patricia O'Campo and Maureen I Heaman and Patricia A Janssen and Janet Smylie and Kellie R Thiessen},
  journal={American journal of public health},
  year={2012},
  volume={102 10},
  pages={
          1893-901
        }
}
  • Nihaya Daoud, Marcelo L. Urquia, +4 authors Kellie R Thiessen
  • Published in
    American journal of public…
    2012
  • Medicine
  • OBJECTIVES We describe the prevalence of abuse before, during, and after pregnancy among a national population-based sample of Canadian new mothers. METHODS We estimated prevalence, frequency, and timing of physical and sexual abuse, identified category of perpetrator, and examined the distribution of abuse by social and demographic characteristics in a weighted sample of 76,500 (unweighted sample = 6421) Canadian mothers interviewed postpartum for the Maternity Experiences Survey (2006-2007… CONTINUE READING

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