Psychological and physical abuse among pregnant women in a Medicaid-sponsored prenatal program.

@article{Raffo2010PsychologicalAP,
  title={Psychological and physical abuse among pregnant women in a Medicaid-sponsored prenatal program.},
  author={Jennifer E Raffo and Cristian Ioan Meghea and Qi Zhu and Lee Anne Roman},
  journal={Public health nursing},
  year={2010},
  volume={27 5},
  pages={385-98}
}
OBJECTIVES To document psychological and physical abuse during pregnancy among women enrolled in enhanced prenatal services (EPS); explore the associations between maternal risk factors and type of abuse; and examine the relationship between abuse and EPS participation. DESIGN AND SAMPLE Cross-sectional study utilizing screening data collected between 2005 and 2008. Convenience sample of Medicaid-insured pregnant women enrolled in EPS selected from urban and rural providers. MEASURES A… CONTINUE READING
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