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Survey of types of domestic violence and its related factors in pregnant mothers in Kalaleh at 2014

Noori, A. and Sanago, A. and Jouybari, L. and Azimi, M. (2017) Survey of types of domestic violence and its related factors in pregnant mothers in Kalaleh at 2014. Iranian Journal of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Infertility, 19 (39). pp. 54-62.

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Abstract

Introduction: Violence against women is a universal phenomenon which has negative impact on the mental health of the family and society, and the consequences such as increased health care costs, reduced productivity and labor force of women are another results of this health and social cultural problem. So, this study was performed with aim to determine types of domestic violence and its related factors in pregnant women. Methods: This descriptive-analytic study was performed on 368 pregnant mothers in area of Kalaleh in 2014. Data were collected by simple sampling and using a questionnaire. Data was analyzed with SPSS software (version 19) and descriptive statistics and Fisher's exact test, Chi-square, independent t-test, and Pearson correlation test. Results: 312 pregnant women (84.78) had been exposed to different types of violence. The most common type of violence against pregnant women was emotional with 181 cases (49.18) and 78 (21.20) complained of physical violence and 53 (14.40) of sexual violence. Increased education reduced violence against women. There was a significant relationship between domestic violence, smoking and lack of husband's employment (P <0.05). Conclusion: According to high rate of domestic violence, it is recommended to screen violence in the all health and therapy centers. Also, life skills training and counseling culture among couples is important. © 2017, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences. All rights reserved.

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Uncontrolled Keywords: counseling; data analysis software; domestic violence; education; employment; exposure; female; human; husband; major clinical study; male; mother; physical violence; pregnancy; pregnant woman; questionnaire; sampling; sexual violence; skill; smoking; statistics; Student t test
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Depositing User: GOUMS
Date Deposited: 18 Jun 2017 14:52
Last Modified: 18 Jun 2017 14:52
URI: http://eprints.goums.ac.ir/id/eprint/5052

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