Published in Women's Health Weekly, August 10th, 2000
Research has shown that the prevalence of people, particularly women, being beaten by their partners is high and that such victims are frequent users of medical services.
For example, recent studies have shown that the incidence of women seeking care for a domestic violence injury in primary care medical settings ranges between 17% and 25% and between 22% and 35% in hospital emergency rooms. However, additional research suggests that these women are often not identified as partner abuse victims and are not...
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