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Table 7 Sexually 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 sexual abuse9.927.633
Mean score of sexual abuse consequence5.3073.0282
Age of disclosure11.928.492
VariableFrequency%
Sexual abuse in the last year (n = 136)
Yes2014.7
No11685.29
Seeking assistance (n = 138)
No, did not suffer6748.55
No, although suffering5439.13
Yes1712.31
Source of abuse (n = 117)
Ex-husband65.12
Current husband1512.82
Stepfather10.85
Stepmother10.85
Mother00
Father54.27
Brother1714.52
Sister10.85
Children10.85
Friends65.12
Known Person2723.07
Unknown Person1512.82
Others2218.80
Substance abuse of abusers (n = 110)
Smoking5348.18
Drugs54.54
Alcohol65.45
Nothing4641.81
Disclosure (n = 135)
No8865.18
Yes, partially3022.22
Yes, all1712.59
Disclosure to a medical practitioner (n = 56)
No4987.5
Yes, she knows11.78
Yes, when she asked58.92
Yes, immediately11.78