Repeat victims of violence: report of a large concurrent case-control study.

  title={Repeat victims of violence: report of a large concurrent case-control study.},
  author={Carnell C Cooper and Dale Eslinger and Denis Nash and J al-Zawahri and Paul D. Stolley},
  journal={Archives of surgery},
  volume={135 7},
HYPOTHESIS Repeat victims of violence (violence victim recidivism) is a phenomenon known throughout the nation by those who work in hospital emergency departments. A level I trauma center in Baltimore, Md, conducted this study to investigate the postulated risk factors for repeat victims of violence, ie, unemployment, limited educational attainment, and involvement with illicit drug use or drug dealing. DESIGN A case-control study identified 200 cases and 224 controls during a 16-month period… CONTINUE READING

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