Standardized quantitative method are neede to study occurence and timing of violence in relation to pregnancy and to study the context in which pregnancy-related violence occurs.
Data from three published studies of prevalence of violence during pregnancy are used to illustrate ways to measure the association of violence in relation to pregnancy.
Four patterns of violence in relation to pregnancy are identified, and related research issues are discussed.
Also, 2 population-based surveys that address the suggestions presented here are discussed.
Better measurement of the association between violence and pregnancy will facilitate development of data-based prevention and intervention programs.
Mots-clés Pascal : Gestation, Violence, Epidémiologie, Prévalence, Femme, Homme, Etude comparative, Revue bibliographique, Victimologie
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Pregnancy, Violence, Epidemiology, Prevalence, Woman, Human, Comparative study, Bibliographic review, Victimology
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Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 98-0148793
Code Inist : 002B18F01. Création : 21/07/1998.