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Table 5 Frequency of self-reported past-year violence and discrimination with regard to type of mental disability

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

Mental 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)
Alcohol and drugs (n = 15) 26.7(4)* 40.0(6)* 6.7(1)ns 13.3(2)ns 6.7(1)ns 6.7(1)ns 6.7(1)ns 0.0(0)ns 0.0(0)ns 6.7(1)ns
Schizophrenia and psychosis (n = 47) 19.1(9)* 29.8(14)* 0.0(0)ns 12.8(6)* 8.5(4)ns 8.5(4)* 6.4(3)* 6.4(3)ns 6.4(3)* 6.4(3)*
Mood (n = 542) 11.1(60)* 24.9(135)** 1.7(9)* 9.2(50)** 5.7(31)* 5.4(29)** 3.7(20)** 5.9(32)** 3.7(20)** 2.8(15)**
Stress (n = 517) 11.8(61)* 29.2(151)** 3.9(20)** 8.7(45)* 5.6(29)* 5.6(29)** 3.1(16)** 5.2(27)* 4.8(25)** 4.3(22)**
Personality (n = 29) 34.5(10)** 31.0(9)* 6.9(2)* 24.1(7)* 20.7(6)** 20.7(6)** 6.9(2)* 20.7(6)** 3.4(1)ns 10.3(3)*
Autism (n = 23) 40.9(9)** 36.4(8)* 4.5(1)ns 27.3(6)* 13.6(3)* 9.1(2)ns 9.1(2)* 4.5(1)ns 8.7(2)* 13.0(3)*
ADHD (n = 51) 26.0(13)** 40.0(20)** 4.0(2)ns 18.0(9)* 14.0(7)* 16.0(8)** 6.0(3)* 12.0(6)* 5.9(3)* 3.9(2)ns
Eating (n = 24) 8.3(2)ns 20.8(5)ns 0.0(0)ns 16.7(4)* 12.5(3)ns 12.5(3)* 0.0(0)ns 0.0(0)ns 4.2(1)ns 4.2(1)ns
Other (n = 144) 11.8 (17)ns 25.0(36)** 2.8(4)* 7.6(11)ns 6.3(9)ns 7.6(11)* 5.6(8)** 7.6(11)* 2.8(4)* 2.1(3)ns
  1. Note: Chi square statistics comparisons with “participants with all other mental disabilities”, *p < .05, **p < .01, ns = not significant