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EPIDEMIOLOGICAL PROFILE OF CASES OF SEXUAL VIOLENCE IN ANÁPOLIS - GOIÁS - BRAZIL, IN THE YEARS 2017 TO 2020

Paula Luiza de Sousa, Ana Luiza Espíndula Rocha, Gabriela Magalhães Bandeira Gomes, Karina Dayane Gonçalves Moreira, Renata Reis Silva, Marcela de Andrade Silvestre, Constanza Thaise Xavier Silva

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Objective: to identify the epidemiological profile of victims who suffered sexual violence, in Anápolis - Goiás - Brazil, between the years 2017 to 2020.

Methods: descriptive study of quantitative nature. Data from the notification form of sexual violence registered in the Department of Epidemiological Surveillance were used. Chi-square test was used with a significance level of 5% (p<0.05).

Results: 850 cases were notified, with the peak in 2020, 82.1% were female, between the age group of two to 10 years (42.2%), brown (61.2%) and single (37.1%). The main conduct carried out after sexual violence was blood collection (21.6%); the main aggressors were the parents (20.9%), the main type of sexual violence was rape (68.7%) and the victims were mainly referred to the Guardianship Council (48.2%).

Conclusion: The results point to the need to strengthen interventions to expand the social protection network for children and adolescents.


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Violence Against Women; Notification; Public Health Surveillance; Sexual Child Abuse; Epidemiology.

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/ce.v28i0.91811