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According to the Centers for Disease Control domestic violence affects more than 32 million Americans, that is more than 10% of the U.S. population

A woman is battered at least once every 15 seconds in the U.S.

Battering is the single largest cause of injury to women in the U.S.

3 to 4 million are beaten in their homes each year.

25 to 45% of battered women are battered during pregnancy.

Domestic violence is the number one cause of emergency room visits by women.

The number-one cause of women’s injuries is abuse at home. This abuse happens more often than car accidents, mugging, and rape combined.

Family violence kills as many women every 5 years as the total number of Americans who died in the Vietnam War.

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