Format

Send to

Choose Destination

See 1 citation found by title matching your search:

Violence Against Women. 2014 Jan;20(1):118-36. doi: 10.1177/1077801213520574. Epub 2014 Jan 28.

Prevalence of intimate partner violence across medical and surgical health care settings: a systematic review.

Author information

1
McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

Abstract

Intimate partner violence (IPV) is a serious health problem and a leading cause of nonfatal injury in North American females. Prevalence of IPV has ranged from less than 20% to more than 50% across primary care, emergency medicine, and family medicine. We conducted a systematic review and meta-analysis of the literature to examine best estimates of IPV prevalence as opportunities for targeted interventions in health care specialties. We included 37 articles in this study. Based on our pooled data, best estimates of the lifetime prevalence of any type of IPV were 38% in family medicine and 40% in emergency medicine.

KEYWORDS:

intimate partner violence; prevalence; systematic review

PMID:
24476759
DOI:
10.1177/1077801213520574
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

Supplemental Content

Full text links

Icon for Atypon
Loading ...
Support Center