Revista Cubana de Medicina General Integral
versión ISSN 0864-2125
GIL LOPEZ, Odalys. Situation related to the woman home violence in patients from the "Julio Antonio Mella" polyclinic. Rev Cubana Med Gen Integr [online]. 2011, vol.27, n.4, pp. 486-494. ISSN 0864-2125.
Introduction: The woman home violence is a serious health problem, in addition to a flagrant infringement of human rights with impact on the bio-psychosocial health and affectation of the family dynamics. Objective: To identify the characteristics of the home violence against women in the health area of the "Julio Antonio Mella" polyclinic over 2007. Methods: A retrospective, longitudinal and descriptive study was conducted in women belonging to above mentioned polyclinic from January to December, 2007. Universe included 4 386 women choosing 250 by randomized simple sampling. A survey was applied to collect a series of variables. Data processing was from the Stadistic system and its results are showed in tables. Results: Violence is present in a 70.4 % of sample, the psychological violence was the more frequent for a 64.8 %, the 88.6 % of total of cases who declared any violence said that children were present, the 71 % of cases are not conscious of the aggression. Conclusions: It is frequent the presence of the violence against woman, action involving the other members of the family. Women have not perception of its ill-treatment.
Palabras llave : Violence; woman; family; types of violence; job; origin; children; consciousness.