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Table 1 Frequency of self-reported past-year violence and discrimination among participants with and without physical and mental disability

From: A national survey on violence and discrimination among people with disabilities

Disability Threatened physical yes % (n) Humiliated yes % (n) Financial yes % (n) Physical minor yes % (n) Physical major yes % (n) Sexual minor yes % (n) Sexual major yes % (n) Violence to others yes % (n) Discrimination employment and education yes % (n) Discrimination services yes % (n)
No disability (n = 12,707) 7.1(896) 11.5(1460) 0.6(74) 4.8(608) 3.2(403) 2.1 (261) 0.7(89) 2.8(355)
Physical disability (n = 4519) 8.8(398)* 16.5(744)** 1.1(50)* 5.7(258)* 3.8(173)* 2.7(121)* 1.3(60)* 2.9(131)ns 2.8(126) 2.5(114)
Mental disability (n = 1398) 13.3(186)** 27.5(384)** 2.8(39)** 10.1(141)** 6.7(93)** 6.7(93)** 3.9(55)** 6.2(86)** 4.2(59) 3.8(53)
Both mental and physical disability (n = 635) 12.9(82)** 27.7(176)** 2.8(18)** 10.1(64)** 6.9(44)** 5.8(37)** 3.6(23)** 5.4(34)** 4.3(27) 6.1(39)
Mental compared to physical disability ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** * *
  1. Note: Chi square statistics for comparisons with participants with “no disability”, *p < .05, **p < .01, ns = not significant