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Table 2 Type and severity of history of violence: in Questionnaire I-III

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

Type and severity of abuse   Questionnaire I Early pregnancy Questionnaire II Late pregnancy Questionnaire III 1.5 year pp
  Missing n (%) n (%) n (%)
   1928 (100) 11a 1497 (100) 30a 720 (100) 12a
Lifetime experience of abuseb   761 (39.5) 562 (36.8) 241 (33.5)
Any abuse during the past year   84 (4.3) 38 (2.5) 31 (4.2)
Lifetime of emotional abuse   374 (19.5) 257 (16.8) 113 (16.0)
Mild   307 (16.1) 221 (14.5) 100 (14,1)
Moderate   187 (9.8) 123 (8.1) 63 (8.9)
Severe   203 (10.6) 135 (8.8) 67 (9.4)
Any emotional abuse during the past year   61 (3.1) 28 (1.8) 23 (3.1)
Lifetime of physical abuse   561 (29.3) 417 (27.3) 177 (24.8)
Mild   529 (28.0) 399 (26.1) 170 (24.3)
Moderate   203 (10.7) 171 (11.2) 78 (11.0)
Severe   127 (6.7) 89 (5.8) 49 (7.0)
Any physical abuse during the past year   36 (1.9) 13 (0.9) 10 (5.3)
Lifetime of sexual abuse   302 (15.7) 218 (14.3) 99 (14.0)
Mildc   49 (2.6) 37 (2.4) 22 (3.2)
Mildd   208 (11.0) 169 (11.1) 71 (9.7)
Moderate   212 (10.9) 166 (10.9) 73 (10.0)
Severe   144 (7.4) 94 (6.2) 38 (5.4)
Any sexual abuse during past year   2 (0.1) 5 (0.3) 3 (2.8)
  1. aNot answered the questions about violence
  2. bAny type of self-reported abuse during lifetime irrespective perpetrator
  3. cEmotional or sexual humiliation
  4. dNo genital contact