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Table 2 Distribution of emotional abuse acts by gender

From: Emotional abuse towards children by schoolteachers in Aden Governorate, Yemen: A cross-sectional study

Emotional abuse acts Gender P-value
  Male Female Total  
  (n = 667) (n = 399) 1066  
Humiliating 221 33.1 82 20.5 303 28.4 0.000
Shouting 351 52.6 162 40.6 513 48.1 0.022
Calling names 290 43.5 95 23.8 385 36.1 0.000
Embarrassed of being orphan 17 2.54 1 0.3 18 1.7 0.005
Embarrass of being poor 51 7.6 6 1.5 57 5.3 0.000
Threaten with bad marks 242 36.3 98 24.6 340 31.9 0.003
Threaten to drop out school 268 40.2 65 16.3 333 31.2 0.000
Embarrass by having health problems 38 5.7 14 3.5 52 4.8 0.125
Isolated from children 59 8.8 15 3.8 74 6.9 0.002
Destroying belongings 19 2.8 2 0.5 21 2.0 0.008