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Table 1 Distribution of distinct groups of people who contacted the hotline of the independent commissioner

From: Child sexual abuse in religiously affiliated and secular institutions: a retrospective descriptive analysis of data provided by victims in a government-sponsored reappraisal program in Germany

  Letters/emails Calls Total
Total N = 1575 N = 4725 N = 6300
Victims 1074 (68.2%) 3134 (66.1%) 4208 (66.8%)
Associate of a victim 244 (15.5%) 738 (15.6%) 982 (15.6%)
Offenders 6 (0.4%) 34 (0.7%) 40 (0.6%)
Associate of an offender 3 (0.2%) 22 (0.5%) 25 (0.4%)
Other 248 (15.7%) 797 (16.9%) 1.045 (16.6%)