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Intimate partner violence in the young cohort of the Australian longitudinal study on women?s health: Urban/rural comparison and demographic associations

Dillon, Gina; Hussain, Rafat; Loxton, Deborah


Intimate partner violence (IPV) is known to be linked to significant negative physical and mental health outcomes. This study addresses a gap in the Australian IPV literature by investigating lifetime IPV prevalence by rurality of residence, using data from a population-based sample of young women. The overall lifetime IPV prevalence rate in the sample was 21.6%, but there were significant differences in IPV rates from major cities (19.6%), inner regional areas (24.4%) and other rural areas...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2015
Type: Journal article
Source: Advances in Mental Health
DOI: 10.1080/18374905.2015.1039752


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