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Table 1 Dropout figures and women who remained throughout the study and answered Q-III (N = 1939)

From: Increasing prevalence and incidence of domestic violence during the pregnancy and one and a half year postpartum, as well as risk factors: -a longitudinal cohort study in Southern Sweden

Characteristics Total n (%) 1939 (100) Drop-out n (%) 1208 (62.3) Answereda Q-III n (%) 731 (37.7) P-value χ2
Age
 18–25 342 (17.9) 201(16.8) 141 (19.6) NS
 26–34 1218 (63.7) 781 (65.4) 437 (60.8)
  ≥ 35 353 (18.5) 212 (17.8) 141 (19.6)
Parity
 Primiparae 819 (45.8) 518 (46.6) 301 (44.5) NS
 Multiparae 969 (54.2) 518 (46.6) 376 (55.5)
Country of origin
 Sweden 1549 (80.1) 967 (80.2) 582 (79.8) NS
 Nordic countries 47 (2.4) 33 (2.7) 14 (1.9)
 Other countries 338 (17.5) 205 (17.0) 133 (18.2)
Cohabiting status
 Common law spouse/married 1794 (92.5) 1108 (94.6) 662 (93.6) NS
 Single/Living apart 99 (5.1) 63 (5.4) 45 (6.4)
Educational status
  ≤ High school 642 (33.2) 369 (30.6) 273 (37.4) 0.002
 University 1293 (66.8) 837 (69.4) 456 (62.6)
Employment status
 Employed 1827 (94.4) 1150 (95.2) 677 (93.0) 0.042
 Unemployed 109 (5.6) 58 (4.8) 51 (7.0)
Smoking/Snuffing
 No 1523 (78.5) 957 (81.9) 566 (79.7) NS
 Yes 355 (18.3) 211 (18.1) 144 (20.3)
Use of alcohol
 No 776 (40.0) 538 (46.4) 345 (48.7) NS
 Yes 1102 (56.8) 622 (53.6) 364 (51.3)
Unintended pregnancy
 No 1576 (82.4) 980 (82.1) 596 (82.9) NS
 Yes 336 (17.6) 213 (17.9) 123 817.1)
Abortion/miscarriage
 No 1760 (93.5) 1101 (93.7) 659 (93.1) NS
 Yes 123 (6.5) 74 (6.3) 49 (6.9)
  1. Statistical significance accepted at p < 0.05, two-tailed
  2. aWomen’s status in early pregnancy (Q-I). Missing answers are between 3–151