Intimate relationship status variations in violence against women : urban, suburban, and rural differences
Rennison, Callie Marie, DeKeseredy, Walter S., & Dragiewicz, Molly (2013) Intimate relationship status variations in violence against women : urban, suburban, and rural differences. Violence Against Women, 19(11), pp. 1312-1330.
Woman abuse varies across intimate relationship categories (e.g., marriage, divorce, separation). However, it is unclear whether relationship status variations in violence against women differ across urban, suburban, and rural areas. We test the hypothesis that rural females, regardless of their intimate partner relationship status, are at higher risk of intimate violence than their urban and suburban counterparts. Results indicate that marital status is an important aspect of the relationship between intimate victimization and geographic area and that rural divorced and separated females are victimized at rates exceeding their urban counterparts.
Impact and interest:
Citation counts are sourced monthly from and citation databases.
These databases contain citations from different subsets of available publications and different time periods and thus the citation count from each is usually different. Some works are not in either database and no count is displayed. Scopus includes citations from articles published in 1996 onwards, and Web of Science® generally from 1980 onwards.
Citations counts from theindexing service can be viewed at the linked Google Scholar™ search.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Keywords:||National Crime Victimization Survey, NCVS, nonfatal intimate violence, relationship status, rural|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > STUDIES IN HUMAN SOCIETY (160000) > CRIMINOLOGY (160200)|
|Divisions:||Current > Research Centres > Crime & Justice Research Centre
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Law
Current > Schools > School of Justice
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2013 Sage Publications, Inc.|
|Deposited On:||09 Jan 2014 02:04|
|Last Modified:||17 Mar 2014 00:38|
Repository Staff Only: item control page