The extent and frequency of abuse in the lives of older women and their relationship with health outcomes.

  title={The extent and frequency of abuse in the lives of older women and their relationship with health outcomes.},
  author={Bonnie Sue Fisher and Saundra L Regan},
  journal={The Gerontologist},
  volume={46 2},
PURPOSE This study assessed the extent of different types of abuse, repeated and multiple abuse experiences among women aged 60 and older, and their effects on the women's self-reported health. DESIGN AND METHODS A cross-sectional study of a clinical sample of 842 community-dwelling women aged 60 and older completed a telephone survey about type and frequency of abuse, self-reported health status and health conditions, and demographic characteristics. Bivariate and multivariate analyses were… CONTINUE READING


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