Salud Pública de México
versão impressa ISSN 0036-3634
OLAIZ, Gustavo et al. Methodological Design for the National Survey Violence Against Women in Mexico. Salud pública Méx [online]. 2006, vol.48, suppl.2, pp. s328-s335. ISSN 0036-3634.
OBJECTIVE: To describe the methodology, the research designs used, the estimation and sample selection, variable definitions, collection instruments, and operative design and analytical procedures for the National Survey Violence Against Women in Mexico. MATERIAL AND METHODS: A complex (two-step) cross-sectional study was designed and the qualitative design was carried out using in-depth interviews and participant observation in health care units. RESULTS: We obtained for the quantitative study a total of 26 240 interviews in women users of health services and 2 636 questionnaires for health workers; the survey is representative of the 32 Mexican states. For the qualitative study 26 in-depth interviews were conducted with female users and 60 interviews with health workers in the States of Quintana Roo, Coahuila and the Federal District.
Palavras-chave : family violence; health workers; sampling design; Mexico.