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Table 4 Lifetime prevalence of isolating control by intimate partner

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

Isolating control (“Partner did this to me”)
Variables Men: n = 173% (n) Women: n = 251% (n)
1. Tried to restrict time spent with family/friends 8.7 (15) 15.5 (39)
2. Wanted to know where the other went and who the other spoke to when not together 26.0 (45) 28.3 (71)
3. Tried to limit the others’ activities outside the relationship 9.8 (17) 16.7 (42)
4. Felt suspicious and jealous of the other 27.2 (47) 27.1 (68)
5. Tried to control the others activities 12.1 (21) 14.7 (37)
Total exposed individuals a 37.0 (64) 41.4 (104)
Total scores on isolating control   
1 score 12.1 (21) 15.9 (40)
2 scores 11.6 (20) 9.2 (23)
3 scores 7.5 (13) 4.8 (12)
4 scores 2.9 (5) 4.0 (10)
5 scores 2.9 (5) 7.6 (19)
Non responses 1.2 (2) 1.2 (3)
Total 100 (173) 100 (251)
  1. N = 424.
  2. a. The number of individuals exposed to at least one of the acts.