Utilization of services by abused, low-income African-American women

@article{MPH2006UtilizationOS,
  title={Utilization of services by abused, low-income African-American women},
  author={Dr. Anuradha Paranjape MD MPH and Sheryl Heron MD MPH and Nadine J Kaslow},
  journal={Journal of General Internal Medicine},
  year={2006},
  volume={21},
  pages={189-192}
}
BACKGROUND: Little is known about health care and service utilization patterns among low-income African-American women, particularly those who report intimate partner violence (IPV). OBJECTIVES: (1) Identify utilization patterns among low-income African-American women. (2) Demonstrate utilization differences by IPV status. PARTICIPANTS: One hundred and fifty-three African-American women from medical care clinics at a large inner-city public hospital. DESIGN: Case-control study. Predictor… CONTINUE READING

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