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Health Reports & Data

Injury & Violence Prevention

Physical violence in pregnancy is associated with short term and long term negative health outcomes for both mother and infant. Approximately, 4%-8% of American women experience violence during their pregnancy, and homicide is one of the leading causes of injury-related death in pregnancy. The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists recommends screening for domestic abuse for all women.

Intimate Partner Violence
Protective Factors