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Table 2 Demographics and health services use in patients

From: A cross-sectional study identifying the pattern of factors related to psychological intimate partner violence exposure in Slovenian family practice attendees: what hurt them the most

  Total N (%) IPV exposure N (%) p
  n = 470 No n = 413 Yes n = 57  
Gender     0.001
   Male 182 (38.7) 171 (41.4) 11 (19.3)  
   Female 288 (61.3) 242 (58.6) 46 (80.7)  
Age     0.809
   35 years or less 139 (29.6) 124 (30.0) 15 (29.6)  
   36–64 years 254 (54.0) 221 (53.5) 33 (57.9)  
   65 years and more 77 (16.4) 68 (16.5) 9 (15.8)  
Present marital status     0.471
   Married or living in an intimate relationship 352 (74.9) 306 (74.1) 46 (80.7)  
   Widowed 54 (11.5) 50 (12.1) 4 (7.0)  
   Single 64 (13.6) 57 (13.8) 7 (12.3)  
Age of intimate partner     0.028
   The same or younger 334 (71.1) 301 (72.9) 33 (57.9)  
   Older 136 (28.9) 112 (27.1) 24 (42.1)  
Parenting (children)     0.252
   No 126 (26.8) 114 (27.6) 12 (21.1)  
   Single child 117 (24.9) 98 (23.7) 19 (33.3)  
   Two children or more 227 (48.3) 201 (48.7) 26 (45.6)  
Divorce in the past     0.591
   Yes 88 (18.7) 76 (18.4) 12 (21.1)  
   No 382 (81.3) 337 (81.6) 45 (78.9)  
Place of residence     1.000
   Rural 53 (11.3) 47 (11.4) 6 (10.5)  
   Urban 417 (88.7) 366 (88.6) 51 (89.5)  
Employment status     0.010
   Regularly employed 273 (58.1) 248 (60.0) 25 (43.9)  
   Retired 119 (25.3) 104 (25.2) 15 (26.3)  
   Unemployed or working part time 78 (16.6) 61 (14.8) 17 (29.8)  
Level of education     0.416
   Elementary school 52 (11.1) 48 (11.6) 4 (7.0)  
   High school 203 (43.2) 180 (43.6) 23 (40.4)  
   College or higher 215 (45.7) 185 (44.8) 30 (52.6)  
Monthly income per family member     0.670
   Under average 266 (56.6) 232 (56.2) 34 (59.6)  
   Average or above 204 (43.4) 181 (43.8) 23 (40.4)  
Financial support provided by state     0.512
   Yes 115 (24.5) 99 (24.0) 16 (28.1)  
   No 355 (75.5) 314 (76.0) 41 (71.9)  
The length of intimate partnership     0.078
   5 years or less 165 (35.1) 151 (36.6) 14 (24.6)  
   6 years or more 305 (64.9) 262 (63.4) 53 (75.4)  
Alcohol or drug consumption in the family     0.028
   Yes 136 (28.9) 112 (27.1) 24 (42.1)  
   No 334 (71.1) 301 (72.9) 33 (57.9)  
Sick leave in the past year (episodes) – M ± SD 1.1 ± 2.3 1.1 ± 2.1 1.2 ± 3.4 0.114
Sick leave in the past year (days) – M ± SD 22.8 ± 63.2 23.5 ± 63.6 16.4 ± 59.8 0.091
Hospitalisation in the past year (episodes) – M ± SD 0.1 ± 0.4 0.1 ± 0.4 0.1 ± 0.4 0.413
Hospitalisation in the past year (days) – M ± SD 1.0 ± 5.0 1.0 ± 5.3 0.9 ± 2.9 0.418
Visits to family clinic in the past year – M ± SD 8.2 ± 5.5 8.3 ± 5.5 7.6 ± 5.1 0.465
Referrals to other clinical specialists in the past year – M ± SD 2.0 ± 2.2 2.0 ± 2.2 2.2 ± 2.3 0.958
Age – M ± SD 47.4 ± 16.1 47.4 ± 16.2 47.8 ± 15.6 0.795
  1. Chi-square or Fisher’s exact test; Mann-Whitney’s U test for continuous data.