Variations in Women’s Help Seeking in Response to Intimate Partner Violence: Findings From a Canadian Population-Based Study

  title={Variations in Women’s Help Seeking in Response to Intimate Partner Violence: Findings From a Canadian Population-Based Study},
  author={Betty Barrett and Melissa Piano St. Pierre},
  journal={Violence Against Women},
  pages={47 - 70}
This study examined the role of sociodemographic factors and v iolence characteristics in influencing women’s use of informal and formal supports in response to intimate partner v iolence (IPV) in a national surv ey of Canadian households. A subset of female respondents in the 1999 Canadian General Social Surv ey who experienced at least one incident of physical or sexual IPV by a male current or former intimate partner was used for this analysis. Findings suggest that although there are… 

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