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Lifetime Economic Burden of Intimate Partner Violence Among U.S. Adults [Article in Press]

Show simple item record Peterson, Cora Kearns, Megan McIntosh, Wendy LiKamWa Estefan, Lianne Fuino Nicolaidis, Christina McCollister, Kathryn Gordon, Amy Florence, Curtis 2018-09-12T21:01:37Z 2018-09-12T21:01:37Z 2018
dc.identifier.citation Peterson, Cora; Kearns, Megan; McIntosh, Wendy LiKamWa; Estefan, Lianne Fuino; Nicolaidis, Christina; McCollister, Kathryn; Gordon, Amy; Florence, Curtis. (2018). Lifetime Economic Burden of Intimate Partner Violence Among U.S. Adults [Article in Press]. American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 12 pgs. en_US
dc.description.abstract Introduction: This study estimated the U.S. lifetime per-victim cost and economic burden of intimate partner violence. Methods: Data from previous studies were combined with 2012 U.S. National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey data in a mathematical model. Intimate partner violence was defined as contact sexual violence, physical violence, or stalking victimization with related impact (e.g., missed work days). Costs included attributable impaired health, lost productivity, and criminal justice costs from the societal perspective. Mean age at first victimization was assessed as 25 years. Future costs were discounted by 3%. The main outcome measures were the mean per-victim (female and male) and total population (or economic burden) lifetime cost of intimate partner violence. Secondary outcome measures were marginal outcome probabilities among victims (e.g., anxiety disorder) and associated costs. Analysis was conducted in 2017. Results: The estimated intimate partner violence lifetime cost was $103,767 per female victim and $23,414 per male victim, or a population economic burden of nearly $3.6 trillion (2014 US$) over victims’ lifetimes, based on 43 million U.S. adults with victimization history. This estimate included $2.1 trillion (59% of total) in medical costs, $1.3 trillion (37%) in lost productivity among victims and perpetrators, $73 billion (2%) in criminal justice activities, and $62 billion (2%) in other costs, including victim property loss or damage. Government sources pay an estimated $1.3 trillion (37%) of the lifetime economic burden. Conclusions: Preventing intimate partner violence is possible and could avoid substantial costs. These findings can inform the potential benefit of prioritizing prevention, as well as evaluation of implemented prevention strategies. (Author Abstract) en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.publisher American Journal of Preventive Medicine en_US
dc.subject Data Analysis en_US
dc.subject Costs of Crime en_US
dc.subject Cost Analysis en_US
dc.subject Financial Impact en_US
dc.subject Financial Consequences en_US
dc.subject Domestic Violence en_US
dc.subject Domestic Abuse en_US
dc.subject Spouse Abuse en_US
dc.subject Dating Violence en_US
dc.subject Partner Abuse en_US
dc.subject Sexual Assault en_US
dc.subject Rape en_US
dc.subject Battering en_US
dc.subject Battery en_US
dc.subject Stalking en_US
dc.subject Harms en_US
dc.subject Long Term Effects en_US
dc.title Lifetime Economic Burden of Intimate Partner Violence Among U.S. Adults [Article in Press] en_US
dc.type Article en_US

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