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Table 1 Characteristics of the study population by arrest status at the index incident

From: Use of multiple failure models in injury epidemiology: a case study of arrest and intimate partner violence recidivism in Seattle, WA

  Not Arrested Arrested
N = 2565 N = 2901
N % N %
Perpetrator Race
 White 999 38.9 1145 39.5
 Black 927 36.1 915 31.5
 Asian 115 4.5 230 7.9
 Hispanic 69 2.7 87 3.0
 Native American 36 1.4 60 2.1
 Missing 419 16.3 464 16.0
Survivor Race
 White 1183 46.1 1355 46.7
 Black 688 26.8 669 23.1
 Asian 178 6.9 275 9.5
 Hispanic 48 1.9 55 1.9
 Native American 42 1.6 75 2.6
 Missing 426 16.6 472 16.3
Perpetrator Age
 18–24 457 17.8 478 16.5
 25–34 853 33.3 1041 35.9
 35–44 629 24.5 829 28.9
  > 44 390 15.2 535 18.4
 Missing 236 9.2 18 0.6
Survivor Age
 18–24 724 28.2 713 24.6
 25–34 951 37.1 997 34.4
 35–44 556 21.7 769 26.5
 > 44 334 13.0 422 14.6
 Missing 0 0.0 0 0.0
Survivor Alcohol/Drug Use at Index 149 5.8 416 14.3
Perpetrator Alcohol/Drug Use at Index 200 7.8 942 32.5
Perpetrator and Survivor lived together at Index
 Yes 692 27.0 1703 58.7
 Missing 113 4.4 55 1.9
Relationship at Index
 Married 386 15.1 746 25.7
 Dating/Engaged 1616 63.0 1801 62.1
 Divorced 189 7.4 60 2.1
 Child in Common 269 10.5 247 8.5
 Separated 105 4.1 47 1.6
Survivor Pregnant at Index 57 2.22 99 3.4
 Survivor Injury
 None 1669 65.1 1118 38.5
 Non-visible 265 10.3 362 12.5
 Minor-visible 611 23.8 1367 47.1
 Severe-visible 20 0.8 54 1.9
Abuse Characteristics at Index Incident
 Physical 1272 49.6 2337 80.6
 Psychological 1293 50.4 564 19.4
Weapon Used 113 4.4 205 7.1
 Weapon Typea
 Gun 0 0.0 21 8.1
 Knife 12 24.0 72 27.8
 Vehicle 5 10.0 10 3.9
 Other 33 66.0 156 60.2
Number of Prior Psychological IPV Events in Prior year
 0 2506 97.7 2846 98.1
 1 44 1.7 42 1.5
 2 9 0.4 7 0.2
 3+ 6 0.2 6 0.2
Number of Prior Physical IPV Events in Prior year
 0 2504 97.6 2810 96.9
 1 54 2.1 72 2.5
 2 5 0.2 17 0.6
 3+ 2 0.1 2 0.1
Suspect Contacted by Police at Index 201 7.8 2523 87.0
  1. aAmong those using a weapon at the index incident