Abuso sexual na infância e adolescência: perfil das vítimas e agressores em município do sul do Brasil

Texto & Contexto Enfermagem 01/2010; DOI: 10.1590/S0104-07072010000200005
Source: DOAJ

ABSTRACT Este estudio descriptivo y trasversal tuvo como objetivo conocer las características del abuso sexual en niños y adolescentes, desde el nacimiento hasta los catorce años, de los casos registrados en los Consejos Tutelares y en programas de atención en la ciudad de Londrina-PR, en 2006. Los datos se recolectaron mediante un cuestionario y después se analizaron por la frecuencia (absoluta y relativa) y la proporción. De los 186 casos estudiados, las víctimas eran en su mayoría mujeres (74,2%), y el riesgo de incidencia fue mayor a la edad de 10 años en las niñas (coeficiente de 5 por 1.000); el (97,3%) de los autores eran hombres. La mayoría de los abusos ocurrieron en la residencia de las víctimas (52,7%) y duró menos de seis meses (57%). Hubo lesión corporal en 90,3% de las víctimas, con secuelas físicas y psicológicas en el 97,8%. El abuso sexual en niños y adolescentes se constituye en un problema de salud publica, además de la interfaz con las cuestiones policiales y judiciales.

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