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  1. Accidents, assaults, and marital status.

    Article - En anglais

    Marriage may reduce the risk of accidents and assaults by promoting social control of health behavior.

    This study examines the impact of marital status on non-fatal accidents and assaults in young British women.

    Data is drawn from a large cohort study of the people born in 1958, Rate ratios of overall and specific incidence of non-fatal accidents and assaults are determined by negative binomial regression. with adjustment for socio-economic and behavioral confounders.

    The null hypothesis of no association between marital status and incidence of non-fatal accidents and assaults is rejected.

    It is suggested that, independent of parental status, more exposure to marriage and less exposure to marital dissolution may reduce accidents and assaults.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Accident corporel, Violence, Statut conjugal, Comportement social, Epidémiologie, Facteur risque, Homme, Royaume Uni, Europe

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Personal injury, Violence, Marital status, Social behavior, Epidemiology, Risk factor, Human, United Kingdom, Europe

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 98-0476735

    Code Inist : 002B30A01A2. Création : 19/02/1999.