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Researchers found that IPV accounted for 0.61 percent of all emergency department visits, of which 17.2 percent involved men and 82.8 percent involved women. Compared with female patients, male patients were older (36.1 versus 16.8 percent older than 60 years), were more likely to be Black (40.5 versus 28.8 percent), sustained more injuries due to cutting (28.1 versus 3.5 percent), had more lacerations (46.9 versus 13.0 percent), presented with more injuries to the upper extremity (25.8 versus 14.1 percent), and sustained fewer contusions/abrasions (30.1 versus 49.0 percent). Men also had more hospitalizations (7.9 versus 3.7 percent).


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