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MOURA, Maria Aparecida Vasconcelos; NETTO, Leônidas de Albuquerque  and  SOUZA, Maria Helena Nascimento. Socio-demographic profile for women who faces the violence and get the support at specialized police stations. Esc. Anna Nery [online]. 2012, vol.16, n.3, pp.435-442. ISSN 1414-8145.

It's a historic, quantitative and descriptive research, whose goals are: characterize the demand assisted at Specialized Police Stations in Assistance to Women (DEAMs) located in the city of Rio de Janeiro according to the socio-demographic profile, type of violence and the relationship between the woman and the accused of the assault, and analyze these data on a situation of violence to get a thematic discussion. Data were collected through 38,009 records of violence reports to women during the period of 2003 to 2008, provided by the Public Safety Institute after the approval from the Ethics Committee. The women were young, white, have completed the elementary school, unmarried and employed. The majority lives in the northern area of the city. The place where the crime occurred was their residence. Psychological aggression was predominant. The aggressors are close family members. Violence is the way these families use to express, which requires a paradigm change on the civilization.

Keywords : Nursing; Women's health; Violence against women.

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