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TABLE OF CONTENTS Description of the Local Population3 Patterns of Morbidity and Mortality6 Demographics7 Environmental Concerns8 Public Services9 Aesthetics10 Health-Related Facilities10 Values and Beliefs of the population12 Reliance on Local Regional and Federal Funding13 Patterns of Resource Allocation14 Patterns of Insurance Coverage15 Expectations of the Public for Care16 Diagnostic Statements about the Population16 Interdisciplinary Planning20 References22 Description of the Local Population Domestic abuse in the United States is a large-scale and complex social and health problem Domestic violence has become a major health threat to this nation costing America thousands of lives and millions of dollars Moore Zaccaro Parsons 1998 Domestic violence is known by many names including spouse abuse domestic abuse domestic assault battering partner abuse and so on McCue 1995 maintains that domestic abuse is commonly accepted by legal professionals as the emotional physical psychological or sexual abuse perpetrated against a person by that persons spouse former spouse partner former partner or by the other parent of a minor child although several other forms of domestic violence have become increasingly apparent in todays society This threat has no prejudice it spans all socioeconomic classes professions cultures religions ages and gender however research shows that 95 to 98 of victims are women Ellis 1999 As many as one in ten women are abused each year in the United States Attala McSweeney Mueller Bragg Hubertz 1999 It is inadequate to view domestic violence as an aspect of the normal interpersonal conflict which takes place in most families According to McCue 1995 many families experience conflict but not all male members in families inevitably resort to violence It is not the fact of family disputes or marital conflict that generate or characterize violence in the home Violence occurs when one person assumes the right to dominate over the other and decides to use violence or abuse as a means of ensuring that Currie 1988 According to McCue 1995 many of the men
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