New study: 1 in 6 fractures in women caused by domestic violence

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A new study from McMaster University has found that one in six women who come into fracture clinics have been abused by their partners in the last year, and at least one in 50 are there as a direct result of a domestic violence incident.

The study, published in The Lancet, examines a variety of injuries caused by partner abuse.

See more about it on CBC: 1 in 6 women at fracture clinics have been abused, study shows.

Read the study in The Lancet: Prevalence of abuse and intimate partner violence surgical evaluation (PRAISE) in orthopaedic fracture clinics: a multinational prevalence study.