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Fakharzadeh L, Taheri N, Heidari M, Hatefi Moadab N, Zahedi A, Elhami S. Factors Associated with Prevalence of Domestic Violence in Women Referred to Abadan Health Centers in 1394. irje. 2014; 1111
URL: http://irje.tums.ac.ir/article-1-5768-en.html
1- Instructor, department of pediatrics, Abadan school of medical sciences, Abadan, Iran
2- PhD student of nursing, Abadan school of medical sciences, Abadan, Iran
3- Instructor, department of medical-surgical nursing, Abadan school of medical sciences, Abadan, Iran
4- student research committee, Kermanshah university of medical sciences, Kermanshah, Iran
5- Instructor, Department of Epidemiology, Abadan school of medical sciences, Abadan, Iran
6- Instructor, department of medical-surgical nursing, Abadan school of medical sciences, Abadan, Iran , elhami@yahoo.com
Abstract:   (1382 Views)
Background and Objectives: Violence is the most common type of violence against women which leaves negative effects on mental health of mother, children, family, community, and upon the next generation directly and indirectly. so This study was conducted to determine The domestic violence and some related factors in married women.
 Method: This is a cross-sectional descriptive research which has been carried out in 2015 with participation of 623 married women in health care centers of the Iranian city of Abadan via a random cluster sampling. The data were collected through a demographic questionnaire and a women abuse scale checklist. Also, the descriptive and analytical statistics (including T-Student Test, Pearson Correlation Coefficient, One-Way Variance Analysis, Chi-Square Test, and Fisher) were used for data analysis.
Results: The total prevalence of violence was 72.3%, and psychological, physical, life threatening, and sexual violence types were 71.7%, 17.8%, 8.3% and 7.1%, respectively. Moreover, a significant relationship was observed between violence and age, marital satisfaction, family behavior, financial situation, cigarette, alcohol, disease, domicile, occupation, place of birth, and criminal records.
Conclusion: Violence in the city of Abadan Especially in psychological violence is highly prevalent. Therefore, it is suggested that prevention of domestic violence against women be prevented with approach such as life skills training from premarital such as rage management, proper communication and problem solving.
Type of Study: Research | Subject: General
Received: 2017/09/4 | Accepted: 2017/09/4 | Published: 2017/09/4

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