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The relationship between electronic gaming machine accessibility and police-recorded domestic violence: A spatio-temporal analysis of 654 postcodes in Victoria, Australia, 2005–2014

Markham, Francis; Doran, Bruce; Young, Martin


An emerging body of research has documented an association between problem gambling and domestic violence in a range of study populations and locations. Yet little research has analysed this relationship at ecological scales. This study investigates the proposition that gambling accessibility and the incidence of domestic violence might be linked. The association between police-recorded domestic violence and electronic gaming machine accessibility is described at the postcode level. Police...[Show more]

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Date published: 2016-06-07
Type: Journal article
Source: Social Science & Medicine
DOI: 10.1016/j.socscimed.2016.06.008
Access Rights: Open Access


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