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Risk Factors for Domestic Violence Fatalities

Risk Factors

Risk factors for perpetration may include being violent or aggressive in the past, seeing or being a victim of violence as a child, using drugs or alcohol, not having a job, or other life events that cause stress. Source: Department of Health and Human Services, Center for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, Intimate Partner Violence Fact Sheet (accessed 11/3/11)

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Content updated: Thu, 20 Jun 2019 13:03:28 MDT