Domestic Violence & Hospitalization

A national review of 2013-14 hospital admissions by the Australian Institute of Health & Welfare found:

  1. Domestic Violence puts 6500 girls and women in hospital every year.
  2. In assaults against women some 25% of culprits were not identified by the victims.
  3. When identified 59% of the perpetrators were a spouse or domestic partner.
  4. 61% of the injuries were to the head.
  5. Parents or other family members accounted for nearly 50% of the remaining cases where the type of perpetrator was specified.

 

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