Who is most at risk for intimate partner violence? A Canadian population-based study.

@article{Romans2007WhoIM,
  title={Who is most at risk for intimate partner violence? A Canadian population-based study.},
  author={Sarah E Romans and Tonia Forte and Marsha M Cohen and Janice Du Mont and Ilene Hyman},
  journal={Journal of interpersonal violence},
  year={2007},
  volume={22 12},
  pages={1495-514}
}
Whole population studies on intimate partner violence (IPV) have given contradictory information about prevalence and risk factors, especially concerning gender. The authors examined the 1999 Canadian General Social Survey data for gender patterns of physical, sexual, emotional, or financial IPV from a current or ex-partner. More women (8.6%) than men (7.0%, p = .001) reported partner physical abuse in general, physical IPV causing physical injury (p < .0001), sexual abuse (1.7% vs. 0.2%, p… CONTINUE READING

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