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Table 1 The controlling behaviour scale.

From: 2The role of controlling behaviour in intimate partner violence and its health effects: a population based study from rural Vietnam

  Items n %
1 Tries to keep her from seeing her friends   
     No 828 93.8
     Yes 55 6.2
2 Tries to restrict contact with her family of birth   
     No 855 96.8
     Yes 28 3.2
3 Insists on knowing where she is at all times   
     No 840 96.5
     Yes 31 3.5
4 Gets angry if she speaks to another man   
     No 812 92.0
     Yes 71 8.0
5 Is often suspicious that she is unfaithful   
     No 842 95.4
     Yes 41 4.6
6 Expects her to ask his permission before seeking health care for herself   
     No 861 97.5
     Yes 22 2.5
  Composite variable scores, controlling behaviour   
     No controlling behaviour (0 points) 769 87.1
     Controlling behaviour (1–6 points) 114 12.9
  Controlling behaviour scores (0–6)   
  0 point 769 87.1
  1 point 51 5.8
  2 points 28 3.2
  3 points 18 2.0
  4 points 4 0.5
  5 points 7 0.8
  6 points 6 0.7
  Total 883 100%