In 1992, about 3 percent of the women who were victimized byintimates received serious but nonfatal injuries. This propositionwas similar to that for women victimized by other relatives,acquaintances, or strangers. About 54 percent of the women victimizedby intimates received minor injuries. Women victimized by otherrelatives, acquaintances, or strangers were less likely to sustainminor injuries. Strauss and Gelles reported in the 1980s that lessthan one percent of women involved in domestic violence required anykind of medical treatment.


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