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Table 3 Frequency of self-reported past-year violence and discrimination with regard to gender among participants with physical and mental disability

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

Gender 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)
Men no disability
(n = 6159)
9.2(566) 10.6(655) 0.7(41) 5.8(356) 4.0(245) 2.1(130) 0.6(34) 4.0(247)
Women no disability
(n = 6548)
5.0(330) 12.3(805) 0.5(33) 3.8(252) 2.4(158) 2.0(131) 0.8(55) 1.6(108)   
Compared to men no disability ** * ns ** ** ns ns **
Men physical disability
(n = 1989)
11.7(233) 15.4(307) 1.3(25) 6.6(131) 4.7(93) 2.5(50) 0.9(18) 3.9(78) 2.0(40) 1.8(36)
Compared to men no disability * ** * ns ns ns ns ns
Women physical disability (n = 2530) 6.5(165) 17.3(437) 1.0(25) 5.0(127) 3.2(80) 2.8(71) 1.7(42) 2.1(53) 3.4(86) 3.1(78)
Compared to women no disability * ** * * ns * ** ns
Compared to men physical disability ** ns ns * * ns * ** * *
Men mental disability
(n = 493)
15.2(75) 24.2(119) 2.6(13) 10.6(52) 6.3(31) 4.7(23) 2.0(10) 6.7(33) 2.4(12) 2.8(14)
Compared to men no disability ** ** ** ** * ** ** *
Women mental disability
(n = 905)
12.3 (111) 29.3(265) 2.9(26) 9.8(89) 6.9(62) 7.7(70) 5.0(45) 5.9(53) 5.2(47) 4.3(39)
Compared to women no disability ** ** ** ** ** * ** **
Compared to men mental disability ns * ns ns ns * * ns * ns
  1. Note: Chi square statistics comparisons, *p < .05, **p < .01, ns = not significant