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Domestic Abuse Has Long Term Health Impact, Survey Says from ABC News, 11/5/13

Wednesday, November 13, 2013

A newly released Verizon Foundation and More magazine survey asked more than 1,000 women about their health and well-being. The 44 percent who identified themselves as survivors of domestic abuse were 20 percent more likely to experience a chronic health condition compared with women who said they’d never been abused. Domestic abuse victims also reported up to twice as many chronic conditions compared with those who said they were not abused, the survey found.

Read more: http://abcnews.go.com/Health/domestic-abuse-long-term-health-impact-survey/story?id=20778233#.UoAoGSHTAcE.email