publication . Article . 2014

Child and adolescent abuse recorded at a national referral hospital, 2006-2011

Lorena Escalante-Romero; Charles Huamaní; Hilda Serpa; Carlos Urbano-Durand; Gaudy Farfán-Meza; Carolina Ferrer-Salas; Gilda Granados-Chávez;
Open Access Spanish; Castilian
  • Published: 29 Jan 2014
  • Publisher: Instituto Nacional de Salud
Abstract
Objectives. To describe the records of child and adolescent abuse of the Instituto Nacional de Salud del Niño (INSN) from January 2006 to September 2011, characterizing the victim and perpetrator. Materials and methods. A secondary sources analysis was performed, based on the domestic violence and child abuse records, from froms administered by Child Abuse and Adolescent Health Unit (MAMIS) at the INSN. The records include data of the victim, offender and characteristics of the aggression. Types of aggression were categorized as: sexual, physical, psychological or neglection. frequencies and percentages are presented. Results. A total of 1798 records were includ...
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free text keywords: Child abuse; Violence; Sexual violence; Child, abandoned, Maltrato a los niños; Violencia; Violencia sexual; Niño abandonado, General Medicine
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