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Factors associated with reporting of abuse against children and adolescents by nurses within Primary Health Care.

Rolim AC, Moreira GA, Gondim SM, Paz Sda S, Vieira LJ - Rev Lat Am Enfermagem (2014)

Bottom Line: to analyze the factors associated with the underreporting on the part of nurses within Primary Health Care of abuse against children and adolescents. cross-sectional study with 616 nurses.Bivariate and multivariate logistic regression was used. female nurses, aged between 21 and 32 years old, not married, with five or more years since graduation, with graduate studies, and working for five or more years in PHC predominated.The final regression model showed that factors such as working for five or more years, having a reporting form within the PHC unit, and believing that reporting within Primary Health Care is an advantage, facilitate reporting. the study's results may, in addition to sensitizing nurses, support management professionals in establishing strategies intended to produce compliance with reporting as a legal device that ensures the rights of children and adolescents.

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Affiliation: Faculdade de Ciências Médicas, Universidade Estadual de Campinas, Campinas, SP, Brazil.

ABSTRACT

Objective: to analyze the factors associated with the underreporting on the part of nurses within Primary Health Care of abuse against children and adolescents.

Method: cross-sectional study with 616 nurses. A questionnaire addressed socio-demographic data, profession, instrumentation and knowledge on the topic, identification and reporting of abuse cases. Bivariate and multivariate logistic regression was used.

Results: female nurses, aged between 21 and 32 years old, not married, with five or more years since graduation, with graduate studies, and working for five or more years in PHC predominated. The final regression model showed that factors such as working for five or more years, having a reporting form within the PHC unit, and believing that reporting within Primary Health Care is an advantage, facilitate reporting.

Conclusion: the study's results may, in addition to sensitizing nurses, support management professionals in establishing strategies intended to produce compliance with reporting as a legal device that ensures the rights of children and adolescents.

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Factors associated with reporting of abuse against children and adolescents by nurses within Primary Health Care.

Rolim AC, Moreira GA, Gondim SM, Paz Sda S, Vieira LJ - Rev Lat Am Enfermagem (2014)

Map of the state of Ceará, Brazil showing the cities under study
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f01: Map of the state of Ceará, Brazil showing the cities under study
Mentions: The state of Ceará is composed of 184 cities. This study included the investigation of46.2% of those cities, i.e., 85 cities, spread out in all the health regions within thestate (Figure 1).

Bottom Line: to analyze the factors associated with the underreporting on the part of nurses within Primary Health Care of abuse against children and adolescents. cross-sectional study with 616 nurses.Bivariate and multivariate logistic regression was used. female nurses, aged between 21 and 32 years old, not married, with five or more years since graduation, with graduate studies, and working for five or more years in PHC predominated.The final regression model showed that factors such as working for five or more years, having a reporting form within the PHC unit, and believing that reporting within Primary Health Care is an advantage, facilitate reporting. the study's results may, in addition to sensitizing nurses, support management professionals in establishing strategies intended to produce compliance with reporting as a legal device that ensures the rights of children and adolescents.

View Article: PubMed Central - PubMed

Affiliation: Faculdade de Ciências Médicas, Universidade Estadual de Campinas, Campinas, SP, Brazil.

ABSTRACT

Objective: to analyze the factors associated with the underreporting on the part of nurses within Primary Health Care of abuse against children and adolescents.

Method: cross-sectional study with 616 nurses. A questionnaire addressed socio-demographic data, profession, instrumentation and knowledge on the topic, identification and reporting of abuse cases. Bivariate and multivariate logistic regression was used.

Results: female nurses, aged between 21 and 32 years old, not married, with five or more years since graduation, with graduate studies, and working for five or more years in PHC predominated. The final regression model showed that factors such as working for five or more years, having a reporting form within the PHC unit, and believing that reporting within Primary Health Care is an advantage, facilitate reporting.

Conclusion: the study's results may, in addition to sensitizing nurses, support management professionals in establishing strategies intended to produce compliance with reporting as a legal device that ensures the rights of children and adolescents.

No MeSH data available.


Related in: MedlinePlus