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Table 3 Demographic characteristics of victims dependent on context groups

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

  Roman Catholic context Protestant context Non-religiously affiliated context p-valueb
  (N = 404a) (N = 130a) (N = 516a)  
Age N = 327 N = 105 N = 392 .000
Missing data: Missing data: Missing data:
77 (19.1%) 25 (19.2%) 124 (24.0%)
Range 19 – 89 34 – 78 12 – 79  
Mean (SD) 54.9 56.5 49.1  
  (SD = 13.0) (SD = 8.8) (SD = 14.2)  
Gender N = 394 N = 128 N = 503 .000
Missing data: Missing data: Missing data:
10 (2.5%) 2 (1.5%) 13 (2.5%)
Male 275 (69.8%) 58 (45.3%) 280 (55.7%)  
Female 119 (30.2%) 70 (54.7%) 223 (44.3%)  
Location N = 332 N = 107 N = 422 .000
Missing data: Missing data: Missing data:
72 (17.8%) 23 (17.7%) 94 (18.2%)
Western federal states 322 (79.7%) 101 (77.7%) 358 (60.4%)  
Eastern federal states 10 (2.5%) 6 (4.6%) 64 (12.4%)  
Urban or rural environment N = 230 N = 76 N = 289 .788
Missing data: Missing data: Missing data:
174 (43.1%) 54 (41.5%) 227 (44.0%)
Urban 160 (39.6%) 54 (41.5%) 195 (37.8%)  
Rural 70 (17.3%) 22 (16.9%) 94 (18.2%)  
Marital status N = 212 N = 73 N = 234 .408
  Missing data: Missing data: Missing data:
  192 (47.5%) 57 (43.8%) 282 (54.7%)
Single 74 (34.9%) 28 (38.4%) 89 (38.0%)  
Married 83 (39.1%) 22 (30.1%) 77 (32.9%)  
Divorced/separated 37 (17.4%) 21 (28.8%) 37 (15.8%)  
Widowed 7 (3.3%) 1 (1.4%) 9 (3.8%)  
Living with a domestic partner 11 (5.2%) 1 (1.4%) 22 (9.4%)  
Education N = 155 N = 46 N = 180 .924
Missing data: Missing data: Missing data:
249 (61.6%) 84 (64.6%) 336 (65.1%)
A-levels 70 (45.2%) 21 (45.7%) 76 (42.2%)  
General certificate of secondary education 14 (9.0%) 5 (10.9%) 7 (3.9%)  
Certificate of secondary education 33 (21.3%) 11 (23.9%) 44 (24.4%)  
Certificate of school for special education 26 (16.8%) 4 (8.7%) 31 (17.2%)  
No graduation 2 (1.3%) 2 (4.3%) 4 (2.2%)  
  1. ªTotal of whole context group; see detailed number of victims that referred to single topics in the table.
  2. bKruskall-Wallis-Test with statistically significant level p < .05.