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Table 3 Prevalence of DV during pregnancy and 1–1.5 year postpartuma (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 Prevalence of DV early pregnancy Prevalence of DV late pregnancyb Prevalence of DV during pregnancyc Prevalence of DV 1.5 years pp
n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%)
In the analysis 1928 (99.4) 1467 (75.7) 1573 (81.1) 697 (35.9)
Missing d 11 (0.6) 472 (24.3) 336 (18.9) 35 (4.8 )
Emotional abuse 15 (0.8) 24 (1.6) 36 (2.3) 18 (2.6)
Physical abuse 7 (0.4) 11 (0.7) 13 (0.8) 8 (1.2)
Sexual abuse 2 (0.1) 2 (0.1) 2 (0.1) 2 (0.3)
Total of any type of abuse 18 (1.0) 29 (2.0) 40 (2.5) 23 (3.3)
  1. aSome women may report more than one type of violence
  2. bSelf-reported at least once in Q-I, Q-II or both questionnaires
  3. cSelf-reported at least once in Q-I, Q-II, Q-III or in all questionnaires
  4. dExcluded in the analysis, because the questions about violence or the whole questionnaire were not answered