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__Armaghane Danesh__ 2005, 10(37): 81-88 Back to browse issues page
A Study on Prevalence Rate of Intimate Partner Violence Among Women Attending Yasuj Health Centers
A Jokar 1, S Garmaz Nejad, M Sharifi
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ABSTRACT: Introduction & Objective: Domestic violence is a serious public health problem for many women.The prevalence rate of domestic violence in couples is of different degrees. Effective factors of abuse for women are dependent on demographic and economic status of society. Types of violence include physical, sexual, emotional, and economical abuse. Material & Methods: This descriptive and analytical study was done on 517 women. Data were collected by a questionnair and then analysed by descriptive and analytical statistics. Results: Findings of this study showed that prevalence rate of domestic violence was 77.4%, and during pregnancy it was 8%. Common types of abuse were: verbal (69.5%), emotional (52.2%), physical (36.4%) and sexual (22.2%). A correlation was found between education, Job, income and addiction of husband and exerting violence. Correlation was also found between the type of abuse and woman’s age, time of marriage, number of children(p<0.05). Conclusion: Results of this study showed that the most common types of abuse were verabal, emotional, physical and sexual. Results also showed that there was a significant difference between Job, income and educational level of couples and husband’s addiction with violence. Also a significant difference was found between age, time of marriage, number of children and the type of violence. Results appear to Justify the necessity for family consultation and education of the girls at highschool and before marriage in order to promote women’s health.
Keywords: KEYWORD:Intimate violence, Effective factors, Women
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2015/06/10 | Accepted: 2015/06/10 | Published: 2015/06/10
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Jokar A, Garmaz Nejad S, Sharifi M. A Study on Prevalence Rate of Intimate Partner Violence Among Women Attending Yasuj Health Centers. Armaghane danesh. 2005; 10 (37) :81-88
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