Leading cause of injury among women.



Stat: Domestic violence is the leading cause of injury to women?more than car accidents, muggings, and rapes combined.

Stat Categories: Domestic Violence / Abuse Stats

Tags: domestic violence domestic violence,domestic abuse

Years: 2010

Stat Source: Domestic Violence Statistics

Publisher (site that mentioned this stat): Domestic Violence Statistics

Submitted By: Michael Raeford

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