Pornography and abuse of women (1994)

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Public Health Nurs. 1994 Aug;11(4):268-72.

Cramer E1, McFarlane J.


To study the association between male pornographic use and physical abuse of women, 87 battered women filing charges against their male partner at the district attorney's office in a large metropolitan city were surveyed. Forty percent reported that their male partner used one or more such materials. Use of the materials was significantly associated with the women being asked or forced to participate in violent sexual acts including rape.