Table 2

The distribution of IPV by single and co-occurring types and chronicity during the past 12 months among women
Variables Victim n = 1433
Psychological aggression (n)
Minor 913
  Occurrence (Percentage) 63.7
  Chronicity, Mean ± SD 23.9 ± 29.8
Severe 658
  Occurrence (Percentage) 45.9
  Chronicity, Mean ± SD 11.4 ± 19.8
Totala 936
  Occurrence (Percentage) 65.3
  Chronicity, Mean ± SD 35.3 ± 45.5
Physical assault (n) (1432)
Minor 729
  Occurrence (Percentage) 50.9
  Chronicity, Mean ± SD 14.9 ± 27.6
Severe 629
  Occurrence (Percentage) 44
  Chronicity, Mean ± SD 12.8 ± 26.9
Totala 778
  Occurrence (Percentage) 54.3
  Chronicity, Mean ± SD 27.7 ± 51.5
Sexual coercion (n)
Minor 686
  Occurrence (Percentage) 47.9
  Chronicity, Mean ± SD 10.2 ± 16.4
Severe 418
  Occurrence (Percentage) 29.2
  Chronicity, Mean ± SD 6.1 ± 15.1
Totala 730
  Occurrence (Percentage) 50.9
  Chronicity, Mean ± SD 16.3 ± 28.3
Physical assault with injury (n) (1432)
Minor 432
  Occurrence (Percentage) 30.2
  Chronicity, Mean ± SD 3.3 ± 8.9
Severe 377
  Occurrence (Percentage) 26.3
  Chronicity, Mean ± SD 3.1 ± 9.1
Totala 492
  Occurrence (Percentage) 34.4
  Chronicity, Mean ± SD 6.4 ± 15.4
Overall IPVb
Minor 987
  Occurrence (Percentage) 68.9
  Chronicity, Mean ± SD 52.4 ± 67.8
Severe 793
  Occurrence (Percentage) 55.3
  Chronicity, Mean ± SD 33.4 ± 58.3
Total 1006
  Occurrence (Percentage) 70.2
  Chronicity, Mean ± SD 85.8 ± 120.9
Variables Victim n = 1433
Co-occurrence of IPV (n)
All typesc 384
  Occurrence (Percentage) 26.8
  Chronicity, Mean ± SD 55.3 ± 117.6
Three typesd 456
  Occurrence (Percentage) 31.8
  Chronicity, Mean ± SD 52.4 ± 101.3
Three typese 388
  Occurrence (Percentage) 27.1
  Chronicity, Mean ± SD 35.7 ± 80.3
Three typesf 610
  Occurrence (Percentage) 42.6
  Chronicity, Mean ± SD 64.9 ± 110.9
Three typesg 393
  Occurrence (Percentage) 27.4
  Chronicity, Mean ± SD 36.4 ± 74.0

a= exposed to minor and severe IPV; b = exposed to minor, severe IPV (one or more types); c = all types (psychological aggression, physical assault, sexual coercion and physical assault with injury across severity); d = psychological aggression, physical assault and physical assault with injury across severity; e= physical assault, sexual coercion and physical assault with injury across severity; f = psychological aggression, physical assault and sexual coercion across severity; g = psychological aggression, sexual assault and physical assault with injury across severity.

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