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Table 2 Online sexual abuse—socio-demographic background (a) and experience of other forms of abuse (b)

From: Online sexual abuse of adolescents by a perpetrator met online: a cross-sectional study

  Not sexually abused on the internet N = 5258–5685 Sexually abused on the internet N = 30–32 p-valuea
N % N % p
a. Socio-demographic background
 Fathers working 4987 88.0 25 78.1 ns
 Mothers working 4950 87.4 26 81.3 ns
 Fathers with university education 2285 40.2 10 31.3 ns
 Mothers with university education 2963 52.1 15 46.9 ns
 Living situation
  With both parents or alternating 4058 71.4 19 59.4 ns
  With one parent with or without a new partner 1208 21.3 12 37.3 ns
  Alone with sibling or partner 377 6.6 1 3.1 ns
  In foster care or institution 37 .7 0 .0 ns
 Study program
  Theoretical 4047 71.2 20 62.5 ns
 Immigrant background (self or at least one parent with immigrant background) 1574 27.7 13 40.6 ns
 Family financial situation
  Good 4516 79.5 21 65.6 ns
  Poor 981 17.3 8 25.0 ns
  Don’t know 185 3.3 3 9.4 ns
b. Other forms of abuse
 Sexual abuse
  Any sexual abuse 1085 20.6 17 56.7 < .001
  Only penetrative abuse 335 6.4 10 33.3 < .001
 Emotional abuse
  Any emotional abuse 3276 57.8 26 81.3 .007
  Insult 3100 54.7 24 75.0 .021
  Threats of hitting 1113 19.6 18 56.3 < .001
  Isolation from friends 938 16.5 15 46.9 < .001
 Physical abuse
  Any physical abuse 1756 31.0 21 65.6 < .001
  Pushed, shaken 1343 23.7 17 53.1 < .001
  Hit with hands 814 14.4 16 50.0 < .001
  Throw something 763 13.5 10 33.3 .005
  Kick, bite, hit with fist 315 5.6 8 25.0 < .001
  Strangle 208 3.7 7 21.9 < .001
  Hit with objects 196 3.5 3 9.4 ns
  Burn, scald 99 1.7 3 9.4 .019
  Other physical assault 466 8.2 11 34.4 < .001
  1. a p-value based on Chi square or Fisher’s exact test