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Table 4 Frequency of self-reported past-year violence and discrimination with regard to type of physical disability

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

Physical disability type 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)
Motor (n = 2222) 9.4 (208)* 15.8(350)* 0.9(20)ns 6.1(135)ns 3.4(76)ns 2.3(50)ns 1.0(22)ns 2.9(65)ns 3.2(70)** 2.6(58)**
Vision (n = 67) 11.9(8)ns 22.4(15)* 4.5(3)* 7.5(5)ns 9.0(6)* 9.0(6)* 4.5(3)* 6.0(4)ns 3.0(2)ns 4.5(3)*
Hearing (n = 89) 4.5(4)ns 15.7(14)ns 1.1(1)ns 1.1(1)ns 0.0(0)ns 3.4(3)ns 1.1(1)ns 3.4(3)ns 0.0(0)ns 4.5(4)*
Skin (n = 87) 4.6(4)ns 20.7(18)ns 2.3(2)ns 4.6(4)ns 2.3(2)ns 3.4(3)ns 1.1(1)ns 1.1(1)ns 1.1(1)ns 2.3(2)ns
Allergy (n = 426) 12.9(55)** 19.0(81)* 0.5(2)ns 9.9(42)** 8.0(34)** 2.8(12)ns 1.2(5)ns 4.5(19)ns 1.4(6)ns 1.2(5)ns
Chronic (n = 987) 6.9(68)ns 13.9(137)ns 1.0(10)ns 3.7(37)* 2.6(26)ns 1.8(18)ns 1.2(12)ns 2.1(21)ns 2.3(23)** 2.1(21)**
Other (n = 579) 8.3(48)ns 20.4(118)** 2.1(12)* 5.7(33)ns 4.7(27)ns 4.8(28)* 2.8(16)** 2.8(16)ns 4.0(23)** 3.5(20)**
  1. Note: Chi square statistics comparisons with “participants with all other physical disabilities”, *p < .05, **p < .01, ns = not significant