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Ciência & Saúde Coletiva

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RODRIGUES, Celeste de Souza et al. Accidents and violence among women attended in Sentinel Emergency Services - Brazil, 2009. Ciênc. saúde coletiva [online]. 2012, vol.17, n.9, pp. 2319-2329. ISSN 1413-8123.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S1413-81232012000900013.

Accidents from external causes affect the human population in different ways. This article seeks to analyze emergency care for women who are victims of accidents and violence. Data from the Surveillance System for Violence and Accidents were analyzed. This study was carried out in 74 emergency units of 23 state capitals and the Federal District in 2009 and included 6,965 women aged from 20-59 years. The age groups of 20-39 and 40-59 years were compared for the occurrence of accidents and violence. Accidents were more frequent among young black women (20-39 years) with more than nine years of schooling. The occurrence of violence was also prevalent in young black women but with less schooling. Falls were the most frequent accidents (38.6%), followed by traffic accidents. The occurrence of violence was more frequent in the home (p <0.000) and the mention of alcohol abuse among victims of violence was predominant. The most frequent type of violence was aggression (84.6%), in which the aggressor was male (79.1%) and identified as an intimate partner (44.1%). It is increasingly important that services are able to provide comprehensive and humanized care to the victims of this important public health problem.

Palavras-chave : Violence against women; External causes; Violence; Accidents; Emergency medical care; Epidemiology.

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