Traumatic physical health consequences of intimate partner violence against women: what is the role of community-level factors?

@inproceedings{Antai2011TraumaticPH,
  title={Traumatic physical health consequences of intimate partner violence against women: what is the role of community-level factors?},
  author={Diddy E Antai},
  booktitle={BMC women's health},
  year={2011}
}
BACKGROUND Intimate partner violence (IPV) against women is a serious public health issue with recognizable direct health consequences. This study assessed the association between IPV and traumatic physical health consequences on women in Nigeria, given that communities exert significant influence on the individuals that are embedded within them, with the nature of influence varying between communities. METHODS Cross-sectional nationally-representative data of women aged 15 - 49 years in the… CONTINUE READING
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