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Table 1 Demographic data

From: Child maltreatment in Germany: prevalence rates in the general population

  Total (N = 2510) Female (N = 1339) Male (N = 1171)
Age
 Mean (standard deviation) 48.4 (18.2) 48.9 (18.1) 47.8 (18.4)
 Range 14–94 14–94 14–93
Living with partner
 Yes 1370 (55%) 719 (54%) 651 (56.2%)
 No 1119 (45%) 612 (46%) 507 (43.8%)
Citizenship
 German 2429 (96.8%) 1303 (97.3%) 1126 (96.2%)
 Not German 81 (3.2%) 36 (2.7%) 45 (3.8%)
Geographical area
 Eastern Germany 505 (20.1%) 255 (19%) 921 (78.7%)
 Western Germany 2005 (79.9%) 1084 (81%) 250 (21.3%)
 Rural 1026 (40.9%) 548 (40.9) 478 (40.8%)
 Urban 1484 (59.1%) 791 (59.1%) 693 (59.2%)
Occupational status
 Full-time 1074 (42.8%) 407 (30.4%) 667 (57%)
 Part-time 281 (11.2%) 246 (18.4%) 35 (3%)
 Hourly 60 (2.4%) 54 (4%) 6 (0.5%)
 Federal volunteer service/parental leave 25 (1%) 22 (1.6%) 3 (0.3%)
 Unemployed 131 (5.2%) 64 (4.8%) 67 (5.7%)
 Retiree 638 (25.4%) 368 (27.5%) 270 (23.1%)
 Homemaker 79 (3.1%) 77 (5.8%) 2 (0.2%)
 In training 42 (1.7%) 21 (1.6%) 21 (1.8%)
 Student 161 (6.4%) 70 (5.2%) 91 (7.8%)
Employment status
 Unemployed 131 (5.3%) 64 (4.8%) 67 (5.8%)
 Employed 2360 (94.7%) 1265 (95.2%) 1095 (94.2%)