Volume 15, Issue 50 (Jan 2006)                   J Mazandaran Univ Med Sci 2006, 15(50): 83-89 | Back to browse issues page

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Ghahari S, Âtefvahid M, Yousefi H. The prevalence of Spouse Abuse Among Maried Students of Islamic Azad University of Tonekabon in 1383 . J Mazandaran Univ Med Sci. 2006; 15 (50) :83-89
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The purpose of this study was to assess the frequency of spouse abuse among students in the Ïslamic Âzad Üniversity of Tonekabon. Âll married students in different departments completed the spouse Âbuse Questionnaire (n=327). The results showed that 306 students (255 female and 51 male) reported having experienced of some types of abuses. 299 (91%) of the cases reported emotional abuse, 180 (55%) physical abuse and 138 (42%) of the students reported sexual abuse. The results showed that 16.6% of male reported emotional and physical abuse, 16.8% sexual and emotional abuse and 19.5% physical and sexual abuse. Âlso, 253 (83.4%) of female reported physical and emotional abuse, 251 (83.2%) physical and emotional and 173 (80.5%) sexual and physical abuse. The results also showed that males commited more spouse abuse than females (P<0.05). in addition, there was a relation between addiction and spouse abuse (P<0.001) and spouse abuse was more frequent among young couples (P<0.01). Ït was found that spouse abuse was more frequent in early years of marrieage (P<0.05) and decreased with higher education. There was no significant relationship betweeb spouse abuse and the number of children, illness, income, and employment status.
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