Table 5

Dating Violence Chronicity (Male respondents)
Male respondents (N=107) Controlling behavior Put downs, name calling Yell, swore, insulted Unwanted calls, texts, visits Threaten Hit, slapped, hurt Pressured into sex, begging Pressured into sex, threat
Number reporting abuse N=20 N=16 N=47 N=29 N=10 N=14 N=12 N=1
n (%)† n (%)† n (%)† n (%)† n (%)† n (%)† n (%)† n (%)†
Number of abusive partners
  1 11 (57.9) 7 (46.7) 21 (48.8) 11 (39.3) 4 (44.4) 8 (72.7) 6 (54.6) 1 (100.0)
  2 5 (26.3) 7 (46.7) 19 (44.2) 15 (53.6) 5 (55.6) 2 (18.2) 4 (36.4) 0 (0.0)
  3+ 3 (15.8) 1 (6.7) 3 (7.0) 2 (7.1) 0 (0.0) 1 (9.1) 1 (9.1) 0 (0.0)
  missing 1 1 4 1 1 3 1 0
Number of occurrences
  1 4 (20.0) 0 (0.0) 8 (17.4) 5 (17.9) 0 (0.0) 4 (33.3) 6 (50.0) 1 (100.0)
  2-5 8 (40.0) 4 (26.7) 21 (45.7) 9 (32.1) 8 (88.9) 8 (66.7) 4 (33.3) 0 (0.0)
  6-11 2 (10.0) 6 (40.0) 4 (8.7) 2 (7.1) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 1 (8.3) 0 (0.0)
  11-20 1 (5.0) 2 (13.3) 4 (8.7) 5 (17.9) 1 (11.1) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0)
  >20 3 (15.0) 2 (13.3) 4 (8.7) 4 (14.3) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0)
  don’t remember 2 (10.0) 1 (6.7) 5 (10.9) 3 (10.7) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 1 (8.3) 0 (0.0)
  missing 0 1 1 1 1 2 0 0
Age at first occurrence
  13-15 6 (30.0) 9 (60.0) 13 (28.9) 8 (28.6) 2 (22.2) 2 (18.2) 2 (16.7) 0 (0.0)
  16-17 7 (35.0) 5 (33.3) 23 (51.1) 10 (35.7) 3 (33.3) 5 (45.5) 5 (41.7) 0 (0.0)
  18-19 7 (35.0) 1 (6.7) 9 (20.0) 10 (35.7) 4 (44.4) 4 (36.4) 5 (41.7) 1 (100.0)
  missing 0 1 2 1 1 3 0 0
Was alcohol involved
  No 8 (66.7) 0 (0.0)
  Yes 4 (33.3) 1 (100.0)
  missing 0 0

† Missing responses not included in denominator when calculating percentages.

Bonomi et al.

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

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