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Table 6 Physically abused participant characteristics and source of abuse

From: Prevalence and risk factors of domestic violence in women attending the National Guard Primary Health Care Centers in the Western Region, Saudi Arabia, 2018

VariableMeanSD
Age at first physical abuse12.7910.094
Mean score of physical abuse consequence4.792.814
Age of disclosure13.6210.572
VariableFrequency%
Physical abuse in the last year (n = 322)
Yes9629.81
No22670.18
Seeking assistance (n = 323)
No, did not suffer16450.77
No, although suffering9228.48
Yes6720.74
Source of abuse (n = 228)
Ex-husband229.6
Current husband5524.12
Stepfather31.31
Stepmother52.19
Mother156.57
Father4017.54
Brother4117.98
Sister20.87
Children31.31
Friends146.14
Known person114.82
Unknown person31.31
Others141.75
Substance abuse of abusers (n = 260)
Smoking11243.07
Drugs135
Alcohol93.46
Nothing12648.46
Disclosure (n = 321)
No17554.51
Yes, partially9830.52
Yes, all4814.95
Disclosure to medical practitioner (n = 179)
No14480.44
Yes, she knows31.67
Yes, when she asked2011.17
Yes, immediately126.70