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Table 1 Percentage experiencing different form of abuse after turning 60 years of age, India, 2011

From: Abuse against elderly in India – The role of education

Type of abuse Men Women Percent of victims abused by family members
Physical 4.6 4.0 66.7
Verbal 9.7 10.7 68.0
Economic 5.1 5.7 68.3
Disrespect 5.3 6.6 55.9
Neglect 4.2 6.0 65.2
Ever experience of abuse 11.0 11.7 NA
Current experience of abuse 5.2 6.2
No. of elderly 4,635 5,144
  1. Note: NA = Not applicable.