Factsheet: Intimate Partner Violence in Hispanic and Latino population

The National Hispanic and Latino Addiction Technology Transfer Center (ATTC) has released its latest factsheet entitled: Intimate partner violence in Hispanic and Latino population. The fact sheet is in English and Spanish.

Intimate partner violence (IPV) poses a significant risk to the physical health; it is associated with increased mortality, injury and disability, worse general health status, chronic pain, substance abuse, and reproductive disorders.

IPV and sexual violence are pervasive public health problems that disproportionally affect racial and ethnic minorities. Current research found that IPV is more prevalent among Latinos than Whites.

Population of focus: Latinos

Link to resource: Factsheet — Intimate Partner Violence in Hispanic and Latino population (pdf)

Date: 2013

Organization: National Hispanic and Latino Addiction Technology Transfer Center