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Table 1 Exposure to violence presented as prevalence

From: Men’s and women’s exposure and perpetration of partner violence: an epidemiological study from Sweden

Exposure to physical assault and sexual coercion (“Partner did this to me”)
Forms of violence Men n = 173 Women n = 251
Past year% (n) Earlier in life% (n) Past Year% (n) Earlier in life% (n)
Physical assault     
Threw something 4.0 (7) 5.2 (9) 1.6 (4) 7.6 (19)
Twisted arm or hair 1.7 (3) 1.7 (3) 1.6 (4) 6.0 (15)
Pushed or shoved 7.5 (13) 5.8 (10) 5.6 (14) 10.8 (27)
Used knife or tool 0.0 (0) 4.0 (7) 0.8 (2) 4.4 (11)
Hit with something that could hurt 1.7 (3) 3.5 (6) 0.0 (0) 3.6 (9)
Choked 0.6 (1) 1.2 (2) 1.2 (3) 4.4 (11)
Slammed against a wall 0.0 (0) 0.6 (1) 1.2 (3) 6.8 (17)
Beat up 0.0 (0) 1.7 (3) 1.2 (3) 5.2 (13)
Grabbed 2.9 (5) 3.5 (6) 2.4 (6) 8.0 (20)
Slapped 4.6 (8) 5.8 (10) 0.8 (2) 6.8 (17)
Burned or scaled 0.0 (0) 0.6 (1) 0.0 (0) 2.8 (7)
Kicked 1.2 (2) 1.7 (3) 0.8 (2) 3.2 (8)
Total exposed individuals a 11.0 (19) 11.0 (19) 8.0 (20) 15.9 (40)
Sexual coercion     
Made partner have sex without condom 0.0 (0) 1.2 (2) 0.8 (2) 3.2 (8)
Used force to have sex 0.0 (0) 0.6 (1) 0.4 (1) 3.6 (9)
Insisted on having sex 0.6 (1) 2.9 (5) 2.8 (7) 8.0 (20)
Used threats to have sex 0.0 (0) 0.6 (1) 0.8 (2) 3.6 (9)
Total exposed individuals a 0.6 (1) 3.5 (6) 3.2 (8) 9.6 (24)
  1. N = 424
  2. a. The number of individuals exposed to at least one of the acts.