Table 3

Prevalence of Dating Violence
Female respondents (N = 190) # reporting abuse Prevalence 95% CI RSE
Any abuse 123 64.7 57.9, 71.6 5
  Specific abuse types
  Controlling behavior 47 24.7 18.5, 30.9 13
  Put downs, name calling 58 30.5 23.9, 37.1 11
  Insults, yelling, swearing 81 42.6 35.5, 49.7 8
  Unwanted calls, texts, visits 52 27.4 21.0, 33.8 12
  Threats 17 9.0 4.9, 13.1 23
  Hit, slap, physically hurt 7 3.7* 1.0, 6.4 37
  Pressured into sex, begging 45 23.8 17.7, 29.9 13
  Pressured into sex, threat of physical force 9 4.8* 1.7, 7.8 33
Male respondents (N = 107) # reporting abuse Prevalence 95% CI RSE
  Any abuse 66 61.7 52.3, 71.0 8
  Specific abuse types
  Controlling behavior 20 18.7 11.2, 26.2 20
  Put downs, name calling 16 15.0 8.1, 21.8 23
  Insults, yelling, swearing 47 43.9 34.4, 53.5 11
  Unwanted calls, texts, visits 29 27.1 18.5, 35.7 16
  Threats 10 9.3* 3.7, 15.0 30
  Hit, slap, physically hurt 14 13.1 6.6, 19.6 25
  Pressured into sex, begging 12 11.2 5.1, 17.3 27
  Pressured into sex, threat of physical force 1 1.0* 0.0, 2.8 100

CI = Confidence Interval; RSE = relative standard error.

*This estimate should be used with caution. Estimates with RSE > 30% may be unreliable.

Bonomi et al.

Bonomi et al. BMC Public Health 2012 12:637   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-12-637

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