Violence screening not the answer

The trial involved 2700 women receiving care at 10 primary care clinics. The intervention group was screened using an online tool and given a list of local resources if screening was positive.

After one year there was no statistically significant difference in quality of life and physical health between the intervention group, those who were given the resource list only, and a control group. 

Almost 10% of women reported experiencing violence in the year before enrolling and recurrence the following year.

An editorial noted there were now two trials showing that universal screening did not yield health

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