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Table 3 Depressive symptoms in relation to sexual abuse profile (N = 191)

From: Incidence of depressive symptoms among sexually abused children in Kenya

  CDI score BDI score
Mean p value Mean p value
Relationship to perpetrator
 Stranger 21.4 0.199 29.1 0.024
 Acquaintance 21.3 26.1
 Non-parental care giver 18.0 15.0
 Biological parent 26.1 41.0
Perpetrator acts
 Vagina anal penetration 21.3 0.109 27.4 0.230
 Touching the genitals 26.5 40.0
 Non-genital contact 18.0
What perpetrator made victim do
 Nothing 19.1 0.458 25.7 0.011
 Touching genitals 21.8 49.0
 Oral copulation 20.0
 Others 27.5
Frequency of abuse
 Once 20.4 0.129 27.6 0.229
 Twice 22.7 27.4
 Three times 22.7 31.0
 Four times 24.9 20.0
 More than four times 20.9 40.0
How long the abuse taken place
 Days 20.6 0.748 28.0 0.875
 Weeks 21.7 22.0
 Months 21.8 27.2
 Years 23.1 27.5
First place to be taken
 Hospital 21.9 0.469 26.9 0.032
 Chief’s camp 21.0
 Police station 20.4 33.2
 Other 18.0 41.0
How long before receiving medical care
 Within 1 h 21.9 0.004 26.9 0.223
 Within 2 h 25.7 31.0
 Within 12 h 22.7 25.0
 Within 48 h 12.0 24.0
 Within 72 h 21.7
 After 72 h 17.6 35.0