Published in Women's Health Weekly, September 25th, 2003
The findings are based on a 2-week study of patients in the emergency medicine department at Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge, U.K., in 2001. During that period, 270 people out of a possible 307 agreed to complete a questionnaire on whether actual or threatened domestic violence by a partner had obliged them to seek emergency care. Data from 256 questionnaires were assessed.
There was no evidence that domestic abuse was...
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