The prevalence of domestic violence in pregnant women

  title={The prevalence of domestic violence in pregnant women},
  author={JuJuan K. Johnson and Farah Haider and Keith Ellis and D. M. Hay and S. W. Lindow},
  journal={BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics \& Gynaecology},
  • J. K. JohnsonF. Haider S. Lindow
  • Published 1 March 2003
  • Political Science, Medicine, Sociology, Education
  • BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology
Objective To determine the prevalence of domestic violence in a population of pregnant women. 

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