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Table 3 Patients’ medical charts review summary

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

  No IPV exposure n = 413 IPV exposure n = 57 p*
Physical status 381 (92.3%) 54 (94.7%) 0.787
Injuries: head, thoracic and abdominal compartment 90 (21.8%) 12 (21.1%) 1.000
Scratches and bruises 162 (39.2%) 24 (42.1%) 0.668
Chronic pain syndrome 324 (78.5%) 47 (82.5%) 0.604
Incapacity to work 87 (21.1%) 15 (26.3%) 0.392
Muscle inflammations 176 (42.6%) 35 (61.4%) 0.010
Bone fractures 92 (22.3%) 13 (22.8%) 1.000
Gastrointestinal disorders 256 (62.0%) 43 (75.4%) 0.056
Irregularities in bowel functioning 187 (45.3%) 28 (49.1%) 0.671
Lacerations and cuts 134 (32.4%) 18 (31.6%) 1.000
Eye injuries 23 (5.6%) 2 (3.5%) 0.755
Reduced physical functioning 41 (9.9%) 7 (12.3%) 0.639
Sexual and reproductive status 201 (48.7%) 38 (66.7%) 0.011
Gynaecological disorders, inflammations 186 (45.0%) 36 (63.2%) 0.011
Infertility 25 (6.1%) 4 (7.0%) 0.768
Complicated pregnancies/spontaneous abortions 55 (13.3%) 14 (24.6%) 0.043
Sexual dysfunctions 14 (3.4%) 3 (3.5%) 1.000
Sexually transmitted diseases including HIV/AIDS 9 (2.2%) 2 (3.5%) 0.631
Unplanned/unwanted pregnancies 3 (0.7%) 1 (1.8%) 0.405
Psychological and behavioural status 346 (83.8%) 57 (100.0%) <0.001
Abuse of alcohol and drugs 26 (6.3%) 3 (5.3%) 1.000
The onset of depression and/or generalised anxiety disorder 272 (65.9%) 51 (89.5%) <0.001
Eating and sleeping disorders 151 (36.3%) 29 (50.9%) 0.042
Low self-esteem 173 (41.9%) 39 (68.4%) <0.001
Phobias and panic attacks 144 (34.9%) 33 (57.9%) 0.001
Physical inactivity 149 (36.1%) 23 (40.4%) 0.559
Post-traumatic stress disorder 148 (35.8%) 33 (57.9%) 0.002
Psychosomatic disorders 292 (70.7%) 50 (87.7%) 0.007
Smoking 90 (21.8%) 14 (24.6%) 0.613
Suicidal behaviour and self-harm 4 (1.0%) 1 (1.8%) 0.478
Unsafe sexual behaviour 1 (0.2%) 0 (0.0%) 1.000
  1. *Fisher’s exact test (instead of the chi-square for 2x2 tables).