Trends and determinants of pregnancy-related domestic violence in a referral center in southern Nigeria.

@article{Olagbuji2010TrendsAD,
  title={Trends and determinants of pregnancy-related domestic violence in a referral center in southern Nigeria.},
  author={Biodun Nelson Olagbuji and Michael Chudi Ezeanochie and Adedapo Babatunde Anibaba Ande and Ekop Ekaete},
  journal={International journal of gynaecology and obstetrics: the official organ of the International Federation of Gynaecology and Obstetrics},
  year={2010},
  volume={108 2},
  pages={101-3}
}
OBJECTIVE To describe the trend and identify associated risk factors for pregnancy-related domestic violence. METHODS In a cross-sectional study of 502 women attending the sixth week postnatal clinic in a tertiary hospital in urban Nigeria, participants completed semi-structured questionnaires on experience of domestic violence before and during pregnancy, and in the puerperium. Multivariate logistic regression was used to assess risk factors associated with experiencing violence. RESULTS… CONTINUE READING

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