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The effect of spousal violence on women's health: findings from the Stree Arogya Shodh in Goa, India

The effect of spousal violence on women's health: findings from the Stree Arogya Shodh in Goa, India

Journal of Postgraduate Medicine 54(4): 306-312

Background: Spousal violence has wide-ranging effects on the physical, reproductive, sexual and psychological health of women. There are few longitudinal studies that describe this association in developing countries. Aim: To test the hypothesis that spousal violence is an independent risk factor for a broad range of adverse health outcomes in women. Setting and Design: A population-based cohort study of women living in the catchment area of a primary health centre in north Goa, India.

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Accession: 033784044

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PMID: 18953151

DOI: 10.4103/0022-3859.43514

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