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Mexico National Survey on Violence Against Women 2002-2003


General Info
Original or alternative title 
Encuesta Nacional sobre Violencia contra las Mujeres (ENVIM)
Mexico (MEX)
Aguascalientes, Baja California, Baja California Sur, Campeche, Chiapas, Chihuahua, Coahuila, Colima, Distrito Federal, Guanajuato, Guerrero, Hidalgo, Jalisco, Michoacán, Morelos, México, Nayarit, Nuevo León, Oaxaca, Puebla, Querétaro, Quintana Roo, San Luis Potosí, Sinaloa, Sonora, Tabasco, Tamaulipas, Tlaxcala, Veracruz-Llave, Yucatán, Zacatecas
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
11/2002 - 03/2003
Data type
  • Cross-sectional
  • Health facility
  • Individual
  • Interview

The purpose of the survey was to provide information on the types of domestic violence women are exposed to, its frequency, and the effect on their health.

Women ages 15 and over seeking preventative and curative medical attention were asked to participate in the study, and interviews were conducted in a clinic. A sample size of 26,240 was established and 26,042 interviews were completed.