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Table 1 Study population characteristics

From: Retrospectively self-reported age of childhood abuse onset in a United States nationally representative sample

Characteristic Na Total population weighted percent (95% CI) Male population weighted percent (95% CI) Female population weighted percent (95% CI)
Age at Wave 4 Interview 14776 Mean = 28.83(28.60,29.06) Mean = 28.93(28.69,29.17) Mean = 28.73(28.50,28.96)
Male 6919 50.72 (49.50,51.95)   
Female 7857 49.28 (48.05,50.50)   
Parental/Adult Caregiver Abuse
 Emotional Abuseb 3575 25.61(24.42,26.85) 20.48 (19.03,22.01) 30.91 (29.22,32.65)
 Physical Abusec 1771 11.96 (11.06,12.92) 11.85 (10.67,13.14) 12.07 (10.95,13.29)
 Sexual Abused 724 4.88 (4.37,5.45) 2.49 (1.97,3.14) 7.34 (6.52,8.26)
Non-Parental/Adult Caregiver Sexual Abuse
 Motivated by Non-Physical Threate 998 7.25 (6.63,7.94) 2.27 (1.81,2.84) 12.40 (11.26,13.64)
 Motivated by Physical Forcef 731 5.13 (4.65,5.65) 1.45 (1.11,1.90) 8.92 (8.01,9.93)
Race/Ethnicityg
 Hispanic 2352 11.93 (8.97,15.71) 11.99 (8.93,15.90) 11.88 (8.87,15.73)
 Black 3213 16.02 (12.31,20.57) 15.66 (11.88,20.36) 16.38 (12.61,21.00)
 White 7871 65.77 (59.86,71.23) 65.78 (59.70,71.38) 65.76 (59.77,71.29)
 Asian 937 3.37 (2.15,5.24) 3.42 (2.16,5.38) 3.31 (2.07,5.26)
 Native American 262 1.94 (1.49,2.53) 2.12 (1.58,2.85) 1.76 (1.27,2.43)
Other 129 0.97 (0.72,1.30) 1.03 (0.67,1.57) 0.90 (0.63,1.29)
Childhood Household Income (1994)g
  < 35000 per year 4827 43.50 (39.47,47.61) 43.00 (38.64,47.48) 44.02 (39.97,48.14)
 = > 35000 per year 6373 56.50 (52.39,60.53) 57.00 (52.52,61.36) 55.98 (51.86,60.03)
Childhood Household Compositiong
 Not Raised by Both Biological Parents 4493 28.74 (26.53,31.07) 27.50 (25.06,30.09) 30.02 (27.44,32.73)
 Raised by Both Biological Parents 10272 71.26 (68.93,73.47) 72.50 (69.91,74.94) 69.98 (67.27,72.56)
Marital Status at Wave 4 Interviewg
 Never Married 7375 50.20 (47.46,52.93) 55.01 (52.08,57.90) 45.24 (42.21,48.31)
 Ever Married 7390 49.80 (47.07,52.54) 44.99 (42.10,47.92) 54.76 (51.69,57.79)
  1. aUnweighted Sample Size
  2. b594 subjects with missing data
  3. c312 subjects with missing data
  4. d152 subjects with missing data
  5. e65 subjects with missing data
  6. f44 subjects with missing data
  7. gSubheadings for variables (other than abuse) may not total to 14,776 due to missing data