Relating intimate partner violence to heath-care utilisation and injuries among Pacific children in Auckland: the Pacific Islands Families Study.

@article{Schluter2009RelatingIP,
  title={Relating intimate partner violence to heath-care utilisation and injuries among Pacific children in Auckland: the Pacific Islands Families Study.},
  author={Philip J. Schluter and Janis Paterson},
  journal={Journal of paediatrics and child health},
  year={2009},
  volume={45 9},
  pages={518-24}
}
AIM Despite well-known emotional and behavioural sequela, few studies investigate health-care utilisation and injury impacts of children exposed to intimate partner violence (IPV). This study examines the association between mothers' IPV experience and general practitioner (GP) and hospital presentations by their children within the first 6 years of life. METHODS In 2000, a cohort of Pacific infants born in Auckland was established. At 6 weeks, 2 years and 6 years post-partum, maternal home… CONTINUE READING

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