The number of domestic violence victims treated at public hospitals of the Social Security System, or Caja, has increased by one-third over the last three years, according to a report released this week.
The number of cases rose from 9,823 in 2013 to 13,036 in 2015, or 33 percent.
This means the rate of domestic violence rose from 20.8 cases per 10,000 inhabitants in 2013 to 27.3 last year, Caja reported.
Caja epidemiologist Leandra Abarca said these figures show

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