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Table 5 Adjusted associations between socio-demographic and psychosocial factors and exposure to psychological and physical/sexual violence

From: Self-reported exposure to intimate partner violence among women and men in Sweden: results from a population-based survey

  Psychological violence Physical/sexual violence
  Men: N = 399 Women: N = 573 Men: N = 399 Women: N = 573
Civil status     
(Married/cohabitant/registered partnership/boy- or girlfriend vs. Single/widowed/divorced) 3.25 (1.68–6.28) 3.92 (2.32–6.63) 2.67 (1.23–5.83) 3.33 (1.92–5.76)
Access to social support     
(Good vs. Poor/Moderate) 2.03 (1.27–3.25) 2.12 (1.44–3.12) 2.62 (1.42–4.83) 2.52 (1.66–3.84)
Growing up in a home where violence occurred     
(No vs. Yes/Unsure) 2.47 (1.19–5.13) 3.09 (1.62–5.88) 4.03 (1.84–8.83) 2.15 (1.18–4.14)
Educational level     
(Univ./High school vs. Compulsory) 0.45 (0.22–0.92) 0.48 (0.27–0.83) - -
Age groups     
(30–65 vs. 18–29) 1.60 (0.85–3.01) - 1.96 (0.91–4.21) -
Partners country of birth     
(Sweden vs. outside Sweden) - - - 1.46 (0.82–2.60)
  1. Total sample n = 972.