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Table 1 Characteristics of the survey sample by the presence and age of child sexual abuse

From: Child sexual abuse in southern Brazil and associated factors: a population-based study

  No report of child sexual abuse Child sexual abuse
(< age 12)
Child sexual abuse
(age 12 to 18)
Total
  n (w%)* [95% CI]* n (w%)* [95% CI]* n (w%)* [95% CI]* n (w%)* [95% CI]*
Total sample 1861 (96.1) [95.3; 96.8] 41 (2.1) [1.6; 2.9] 34 (1.8) [1.2; 2.4] 1936 (100) [n.a.]
Sex             
   Male 815 (46.4) [44.5; 48.2] 8 (0.5) [0.2; 0.9] 5 (0.3) [0.1; 0.8] 828 (47.1) [45.3; 48.9]
   Female 1046 (49.8) [48.1; 51.5] 33 (1.7) [1.2; 2.3] 29 (1.5) [1.0; 2.1] 1108 (52.9) [51.1; 54.7]
Age at interview             
   Lower tertile (up to 30 y.o.) 639 (37.2) [34.6; 39.9] 22 (1.2) [0.8; 1.9] 14 (0.8) [0.5; 1.2] 675 (39.2) [36.6; 41.9]
   Interm. tertile (31(46 y.o.) 575 (30.6) [27.9; 33.3] 12 (0.6) [0.4; 1.0] 15 (0.8) [0.5; 1.3] 602 (31.9) [29.2; 34.8]
   Upper tertile (above 46 y.o.) 647 (28.3) [24.9; 32.0] 7 (0.3) [0.1; 0.7] 5 (0.2) [0.1; 0.5] 659 (28.9) [25.5; 32.5]
Education (complete years)             
   0 to 3 years 327 (15.8) [12.1; 20.4] 4 (0.2) [0.1; 0.6] 7 (0.3) [0.1; 0.8] 338 (16.3) [13.0; 21.1]
   4 to 8 years 817 (41.8) [36.8; 47.0] 15 (0.8) [0.5; 1.3] 17 (0.9) [0.6; 1.4] 849 (43.5) [38.3; 48.7]
   9 to 11 years 480 (25.6) [20.8; 31.1] 15 (0.8) [0.5; 1.4] 8 (0.4) [0.2; 0.8] 503 (26.8) [21.9; 32.4]
   12 or more years 237 (12.9) [8.9; 18.3] 7 (0.4) [0.2; 0.9] 2 (0.1) [0.04; 0.4] 246 (13.4) [9.2; 19.0]
Income             
   Lower tertile (up to $43) 619 (31.9) [28.4; 35.6] 18 (0.9) [0.6; 0.2] 13 (0.7) [0.4; 1.2] 650 (33.5) [29.8; 37.4]
   Intermediate tertile ($44–$143) 612 (30.9) [27.7; 34.4] 12 (0.6) [0.3; 0.1] 13 (0.6) [0.4; 1.1] 637 (32.2) [28.9; 35.7]
   Upper tertile (above $143) 630 (33.3) [28.1; 38.9] 11 (0.6) [0.3; 0.1] 8 (0.4) [0.2; 0.8] 649 (34.3) [28.9; 40.2]
Sexual partners (past 2 months)             
   None 424 (20.9) [19.0; 22.9] 9 (0.5) [0.3; 0.9] 6 (0.3) [0.1; 0.6] 439 (21.6) [19.7; 23.7]
   One 1307 (68.3) [66.0; 70.6] 29 (1.5) [1.0; 2.2] 23 (1.2) [0.8; 1.9] 1359 (71.1) [68.7; 73.3]
   Two or more 118 (6.9) [5.4; 8.7] 3 (0.2) [0.1; 0.6] 5 (0.3) [0.1; 0.6] 126 (7.3) [5.9; 9.2]
Condom use (last intercourse)             
   Yes 549 (34.8) [31.9; 37.9] 11 (0.7) [0.4; 1.4] 13 (0.8) [0.6; 1.4] 573 (36.3) [33.2; 39.5]
   No 1055 (61.5) [58.4; 64.4] 23 (1.4) [0.9; 2.2] 15 (0.9) [0.4; 1.4] 1093 (63.7) [60.5; 66.8]
Stressful events past 12 months (lost job/divorce/robbery)             
   None 1415 (72.5) [69.4; 75.4] 29 (1.5) [1.0; 2.3] 20 (1.0) [0.6; 1.6] 1464 (75.0) [71.6; 78.2]
   One 376 (20.6) [17.9; 23.5] 11 (0.6) [0.3; 1.2] 11 (0.6) [0.3; 1.1] 398 (21.8) [18.9; 24.9]
   Two or more 53 (3.0) [2.2; 4.0] 1 (0.05) [0.01;0.4] 3 (0.2) [0.1; 0.7] 57 (3.2) [2.4; 4.3]
Report of physical abuse             
   No 1657 (88.5) [87.1; 89. 8] 27 (1.5) [1.0; 2.1] 19 (1.0) [0.7; 1.5] 1703 (91.0) [89.6; 92.2]
   Yes 147 (7.5) [6.3; 8. 9] 14 (0.8) [0.4; 1.3] 15 (0.8) [0.5; 1.3] 176 (9.0) [7.8; 10.4]
Lifetime consultation for mental health issue †‡             
   No 1418 (75.2) [72.9; 77.3] 22 (1.2) [0.8; 1.7] 23 (1.2) [0.8; 1.8] 1463 (77.6) [75.3; 79.6]
   Yes 439 (21.0) [18.9; 23.1] 19 (1.0) [0.6; 1.6] 11 (0.5) [0.3; 1.1] 469 (22.4) [20.4; 24.7]
Health perception             
   Good 1192 (63.1) [60.0; 66.1] 19 (1.0) [0.6; 1.7] 15 (0. 8) [0.5; 1.3] 1226 (64.9) [61.6; 68.1]
   Average/bad 667 (33.0) [29.9; 36.3] 22 (1.1) [0.8; 1.6] 19 (0.9) [0.6; 1.5] 708 (35.1) [31.9; 38.4]
  1. * Weighted percentages and confidence intervals account for the sampling strategy. P-value below 0.05 in the design-based chi-square test. question included a broad term that contact with health professionals for distress, stress, emotional disturbance, psychological problems, and nervousness.