Violence witnessing, perpetrating and victimization in medellin, Colombia: a random population survey

January 2011
BMC Public Health;2011, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p628
Academic Journal
The article offers information on a survey conducted by the authors related to prevalence and distribution of victims, witnesses and perpetrators of interpersonal violence in Medellin, Colombia. It states that face-to-face survey was conducted on a randomly selected population aged 12-60 years. It mentions that men reported highest prevalence of being all three in various forms of violence except sexual violence and robbery. It highlights that highest victimization occurred among children.


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