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Table 2 Selected socio-demographic characteristics by sexual violence (SV) exposure, for women aged 18–44 years in Estonia, n (%)

From: What do we know about the impact of sexual violence on health and health behaviour of women in Estonia?

Socio-demographic characteristics Total SV exposure during lifetime p valuea Effect sizea
  No Yes   
n = 1670 n = 1291 n = 379   
Age in years     < 0.001 0.14
 18–24 724 604 (84.4) 120 (16.6)   
 25–34 473 361 (76.3) 112 (23.7)   
 35–44 473 326 (68.9) 147 (31.1)   
Native language     0.981  
 Estonian 1315 1018 (77.4) 297 (22.6)   
 Russian 340 263 (77.4) 77 (22.6)   
 Missing 15 10 (66.7) 5 (33.3)   
Education     0.583  
 Basic or less 383 293 (76.5) 90 (23.5)   
 Secondary/vocational secondary 695 532 (76.6) 163 (23.5)   
 Vocational higher/bachelor’s/master’s /doctoral degree 584 460 (78.8) 124 (21.2)   
 Missing 8 6 (75.0) 2 (25.0)   
Marital status     0.002 0.09
 Married/cohabiting 1078 816 (75.7) 262 (24.3)   
 Separated/divorced/widowed 71 47 (66.2) 24 (33.8)   
 Single 510 418 (82.0) 92 (18.0)   
 Missing 11 10 (90.9) 1 (9.1)   
Occupation     < 0.001 0.11
 Employed 852 636 (74.7) 216 (25.4)   
 Pupil/student/postgraduate student 496 417 (84.1) 79 (15.9)   
 On pregnancy/parental leave 172 130 (75.6) 42 (24.4)   
 Housewife/unemployed/retired/disability pension 115 79 (68.7) 36 (31.3)   
 Missing 35 29 (82.9) 6 (17.1)   
Difficulties paying bills    0.001 0.09
 Always/often 166 112 (67.5) 54 (32.5)   
 Sometimes 341 252 (73.9) 89 (26.1)   
 Rarely/never 1143 910 (79.6) 233 (20.4)   
 Missing 20 17 (85.0) 3 (15.0)   
  1. aChi-Square and Cramér’s V test were applied only for non-missing values