The influence of child abuse on the pattern of expenditures in women's adult health service utilization in Ontario, Canada.

@article{Tang2006TheIO,
  title={The influence of child abuse on the pattern of expenditures in women's adult health service utilization in Ontario, Canada.},
  author={Betty Tang and Ellen Jamieson and Michael Boyle and Anne M. Libby and Amiram Gafni and Harriet L Macmillan},
  journal={Social science & medicine},
  year={2006},
  volume={63 7},
  pages={1711-9}
}
Childhood maltreatment is a common and serious problem for women, particularly in relation to impairment in adulthood. To our knowledge, no system-wide study has addressed the influence of childhood maltreatment on the cost of these women's adult health service utilization. This paper examines this relationship. The 1990 Ontario Health Survey (OHS) gathered information regarding determinants of physical health status and the use of health services. The 1991 Ontario Mental Health Supplement… CONTINUE READING

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