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Table 2 Description of child physical abuse among those abused by caregivers presented as numbers and percentages of characteristics within the exposed group in parentheses

From: Child physical abuse: factors influencing the associations between self-reported exposure and self-reported health problems: a cross-sectional study

  n Perpetrator(s)
Mother (but not father) Father (but not mother) Mother and father Stepparent (but not biological parent) Last year exposure Type of abuse: severe Frequency: more than twice
Grade
 Compulsory school, grade 7
  n = 2485* 228 71 (31.1) 85 (37.3) 56 (24.6) 16 (7.0) 107 (46.9) 49 (21.5) 75 (32.9)
 Compulsory school, grade 9
  n = 2762* 351 105 (29.9) 125 (35.6) 92 (26.2) 29 (8.3) 117 (33.3) 63 (17.9) 128 (36.5)
 Upper secondary school, grade 2
  n = 2777* 383 114 (29.8) 139 (36.3) 104 (27.2) 26 (6.8) 89 (23.2) 76 (19.8) 137 (35.8)
Gender
 Boys  
  n = 4057* 430 97 (22.6) 181 (42.1) 124 (28.8) 28 (6.5) 127 (29.5) 83 (19.3) 155 (36.0)
 Girls
  n = 3935* 524 191 (36.5) 164 (31.3) 126 (24.0) 43 (8.2) 183 (34.9) 104 (19.8) 184 (35.1)
Parents foreign born
 ≥ 1 parent born in Sweden
  n = 6555* 688 220 (32.0) 262 (38.1) 148 (21.5) 58 (8.4) 227 (33.0) 124 (18.0) 224 (32.6)
 Both parents born abroad
  n = 1217* 228 56 (24.6) 69 (30.3) 95 (41.7) 8 (3.5) 68 (29.8) 51 (22.4) 97 (42.5)
Socio-economic load
 No
  n = 7419* 840 260 (31.0) 304 (36.2) 213 (25.4) 63 (7.5) 263 (31.3) 151 (18.0) 281 (33.5)
 Yes
  n = 530* 105 26 (24.8) 40 (38.1) 33 (31.4) 6 (5.7) 44 (41.9) 34 (32.4) 51 (48.6)
Total
 n = 8024* 962 290 (30.1) 349 (36.3) 252 (26.2) 71 (7.4) 313 (32.5) 188 (19.5) 340 (35.3)
  1. * Based on the total study sample