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Prevalence of Domestic Violence in Eastern Europe: Selected Findings From Reproductive Health (RH) Surveys Florina Serbanescu, MD Centers for Disease Control.

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1 Prevalence of Domestic Violence in Eastern Europe: Selected Findings From Reproductive Health (RH) Surveys Florina Serbanescu, MD Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Division of Reproductive Health

2 CDC-Assisted RH Surveys: Modules on Violence Against Women l Latin America l Paraguay 1995, 1998 l Ecuador 1999 l Honduras 2001 l Guatemala 2002** l El Salvador 2003 l Africa l Mozambique 2001 l Eastern Europe/NIS l Moldova 1997 l Russia 1999 (3 urban areas) l Romania 1999** l Ukraine 1999 l Georgia 2000 l Azerbaijan 2001 l Albania 2002** ** Includes male sample.

3 Violence Indicators l Witnessing parental abuse l Experience of abuse as a child l Verbal and physical abuse by husband or partner (lifetime and during the past 12 months) l Physical injuries from abuse l Reporting of abuse l Forced sex (ever and by age at first occurrence) l Gender roles and attitudes l Perpetrating verbal and physical abuse (men)

4 Question Design l Modified Conflict Tactics Scale (CTS): asks about specific acts ranging from insulted you to kicked you, choked you, beat you up l Placed toward end of questionnaire l Questions asked of all women ever in formal or consensual union (no gateway questions)

5 Lifetime and Recent (Within Past 12 Months) Intimate Partner Violence Percent of women ages ever in union

6 Witnessed or Experienced Parental Physical Abuse During Childhood Percent of women ages 15-44

7 Recent IPV by Witnessing or Experiencing Parental Physical Abuse During Childhood, Romania 1999

8 Abortion Experience and Unmet Need of Contraception by Experience of Intimate Partner Physical Violence, Romania 1999

9 Reported Lifetime and Recent IPV Among Women and Men, Romania 1999 Lifetime Abuse Within the Past Year Women ages (received) Men ages (inflicted)

10 Analysis/Use of Collected Data l Routine reports from the data sets l Special uses: è Legislation related to violence against women has cited survey data è Tracking of data requests

11 Challenges for the Future l Strengthen continuity between design and analysis phases of survey Analytic plan development simultaneous with survey questionnaire development Identification of data users prior to data collection l Enhanced tracking of requests for and use of existing data

12 Challenges for the Future l Increase awareness of availability of data è Special topics can get buried è Generate interest in more specialized analysis of available data l Increase use of data to document and project need for support services and interventions for abused women


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